confidentia etymology

Latin word confidentia comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰéydʰeti (To trust.), Latin con-

Detailed word origin of confidentia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰéydʰeti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To trust.
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
*feiðō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Trust.
fidere Latin (lat)
fidare Italian (ita) (intransitive) to have faith (in something or someone). (transitive) to entrust something to someone; see affidare. (transitive) to give something on credit, rent (something) out.
confidere Latin (lat)
confidentia Latin (lat) Assurance, confidence. Boldness, impudence, audacity.

Words with the same origin as confidentia

Descendants of *bʰéydʰeti
fide fidem fides fiducia
Descendants of con-
comes comitia commune communis competere condicio coniunx constat constitutum consuetudo consul contentus continuo coram curia