overween definition

  • verb:
    • to believe too highly or arrogantly of (oneself).
    • which will make or make arrogant and overweening.
    • To overwhelm.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to believe too extremely or arrogantly; to consider an individual's very own thinking or conclusions too extremely; therefore, to be egotistic, conceited, or rash, in opinion; to believe conceitedly; to presume.
  • others:
    • to believe too highly or confidently, specifically of one's self; be arrogantly conceited; presume: today chiefly in our participle.
    • to produce conceited or conceited.

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