overconfident


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o·ver·con·fi·dent

 (ō′vər-kŏn′fĭ-dənt)
adj.
Excessively confident; presumptuous.

o′ver·con′fi·dence n.
o′ver·con′fi·dent·ly adv.

overconfident

(ˌəʊvəˈkɒnfɪdənt)
adj
excessively confident
ˌoverˈconfidence n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overconfident - marked by excessive confidence; "an arrogant and cocksure materialist"; "so overconfident and impudent as to speak to the queen"; "the less he knows the more positive he gets"
confident - having or marked by confidence or assurance; "a confident speaker"; "a confident reply"; "his manner is more confident these days"; "confident of fulfillment"

overconfident

adjective cocky, arrogant, brash, cocksure, foolhardy, presumptuous, overweening, bumptious, hubristic, riding for a fall (informal), uppish (Brit. informal), full of yourself the new generation of noisy, overconfident teenage girls
cautious, uncertain, doubtful, unsure, insecure, timid, hesitant, diffident, timorous

overconfident

adjective
Translations

overconfident

[ˌəʊvəˈkɒnfɪdənt] ADJdemasiado confiado (of en) (= conceited) → presumido

overconfident

[ˌəʊvəˈkɒnfɪdnt] adjtroppo sicuro/a (di sé), presuntuoso/a
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