overweening definition

  • adjective:
    • Presumptuously conceited; overbearing: had a witty but overweening manner about him.
    • Excessive; immoderate: overweening ambition.
    • Unduly confident; conceited; presumptuous; conceited.
    • Exaggerated, extortionate.
    • Unduly confident; arrogant; presumptuous; conceited.
    • unrestrained, particularly regarding thoughts
    • presumptuously conceited
  • noun:
    • An excessively large opinion of yourself or a person's abilities; presumption, arrogance.
    • Conceit; arrogance.
    • Presumption; arrogance.
  • verb:
    • provide participle of overween.

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