Overweening



[oh-ver-wee-ning] /ˈoʊ vərˈwi nɪŋ/

adjective
1.
presumptuously conceited, overconfident, or proud:
a brash, insolent, overweening fellow.
2.
exaggerated, excessive, or arrogant:
overweening prejudice; overweening pride.
[oh-ver-ween] /ˌoʊ vərˈwin/
verb (used without object), Archaic.
1.
to be conceited or arrogant.
/ˌəʊvəˈwiːnɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of a person) excessively arrogant or presumptuous
2.
(of opinions, appetites, etc) excessive; immoderate
adj.

mid-14c., from present participle of verb overwenen “be conceited, presume, be presumptuous, be over-confident,” from Old English oferwenian “to be proud, become insolent or presumptuous;” see over- + ween.

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