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overweening

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈwiː.nɪŋ/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/ formal disapproving
being too proud or confident in yourself: overweening pride/arrogance/vanity She is driven by overweening ambition.
overweeningly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “overweening”
in Chinese (Traditional) 傲慢的, 自負的, 過於自信的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 傲慢的, 自负的, 过于自信的…
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