Overconfidence O"ver*con"fi*dence, n. Excessive confidence; too great reliance or trust. [1913 Webster]

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  • overconfidence — n. exaggerated sense of self worth; arrogance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overconfidence — over·confidence …   English syllables

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  • overconfidence — noun total certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant • Syn: ↑certitude, ↑cocksureness • Derivationally related forms: ↑overconfident, ↑cocksure (for: ↑cocksureness) …   Useful english dictionary

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