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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Marked by excessive confidence.

Usage examples (35)
  • While the stupidity narrative asserts that "overconfident" bankers just didn't have clue what they were doing.
  • Even today, seven years later, the often "overconfident" reporting from Baghdad and Kabul sometimes takes your breath away.
  • Coach Claude Julien called the Caps "overconfident" based on the head-to-head records of the two teams.
  • Rice complained about the Defense Department's "overconfident" briefings during the tenure of Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld. for more
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