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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overconfidence - total certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant
certainty - the state of being certain; "his certainty reassured the others"

overconfidence

noun
Translations

overconfidence

[ˌəʊvəˈkɒnfɪdəns] Nconfianza f excesiva, exceso m de confianza

overconfidence

[ˌəʊvəˈkɒnfɪdns] neccessiva sicurezza (di sé), presunzione f
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