overconfidently


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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.

overconfidently

(ˌəʊvəˈkɒnfɪdəntlɪ)
adv
with excessive confidence
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Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers said it well: "The Fed keeps overconfidently predicting the future of an unpredictable economy." A thorough review of the Fed's monetary-policy goals and methods is under way, and Powell's speech is likely to give a sense of where that's heading.
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How much 'leadership by arrogance' can hurt a countries foreign policy became clear in the Bush administration's first years, where America's was perceived overconfidently. Therefore, Germany can only lead in Europe "in the way that porcupines mate," in Gerhard Schroder's memorable phrase, meaning carefully and without arrogance.
Jacobs overconfidently assumed in his article that he could quickly suppress his carnal needs, but his overt focus on celibacy made it clear that the issue presented more of a challenge than he was willing to admit.
(8) Lawmakers as a group "hold their beliefs overconfidently, resist correct information, prefer easy arguments, interpret elite statements according to racial or other biases, and rely heavily on scanty information about a candidate's policy positions." (9) In an effort to gamer support for their own polarized, entrenched views, they use inflammatory language; to appear strong and committed to their positions, they refuse to negotiate.
Internally and externally, the kingdom overconfidently seems intent on creating more enemies, neutralizing none, alienating world and regional powers, mainstream Sunni, Shiite, liberal, pan-Arab and leftist forces, wrecking regional havoc, all in what looks like an unbalanced reaction to threats, real and perceived, to the survival of the ruling dynasty.
Internally and externally, the kingdom overconfidently seems intent on creating more enemies, neutralising none, alienating world and regional powers, mainstream Sunni, Shiite, liberal, pan-Arab and leftist forces, wrecking regional havoc, all in what looks like an unbalanced reaction to threats, real and perceived, to the survival of the ruling dynasty.