As adjectives the difference between confident and continental
is that confident
is very sure of something; positive while continental
is of or relating to a continent or continents.
As nouns the difference between confident and continental
is that confident
is while continental
is someone from "the continent".
very sure of something; positive
- I'm pretty confident that she's not lying, she's acting normally.
* (self-confident) insecure, self-destructive
* (self-confident) self-assured
Of or relating to a continent or continents.
*(Henry Hallam) (1777-1859)
*:No former king had involved himself so frequently in the labyrinth of continental alliances.
In the main part of a country or region, as opposed to on one of its islands.
Characteristic of the style of continental Europe, as opposed to British.
*:“My Continental prominence is improving,” I commented dryly. ¶ Von Lindowe cut at a furze bush with his silver-mounted rattan. ¶ “Quite so,” he said as dryly, his hand at his mustache. “I may say if your intentions were known your life would not be worth a curse.”
Of or relating to the confederated colonies collectively, in the time of the Revolutionary War.
* (in the main part of a country or region, as opposed to on one of its islands ): mainland
* (characteristic of the style of continental Europe ) European
* (characteristic of the style of continental Europe ): British, English
* continental breakfast
* continental drift
* continental plate
* continental quilt
* continental shelf
* continental slope
Someone from "the continent".
(US History) A member of the Continental army.
(US History) Paper scrip (paper money) issued by the continental congress, largely worthless by the end of the war (hence the expression "not worth a continental")