"Confidence" is a quality that people sometimes have. It means feeling good about yourself and your abilities. You can use the word "confidence" like this:

A: I'm not very good at this.

B: No, you're doing a great job! You just need to build up your confidence.

Most people think of "confidence" as a positive quality. There are some other words for similar qualities that are negative. For example, you might describe a person's high opinion of themself as "arrogance":

Everyone likes confidence, but arrogance is really unattractive.

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