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English definition of “overweening”

overweening

adjective [before noun]     /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.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting overweeningly     /-li/ adverb Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
(Definition of overweening adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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