- too confident.
Origin of overconfident
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cocksure, brash, arrogant, reckless, heedless.
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Examples from the Web for over-confident
Yet, there is also a major problem with over-rich and over-confident oligopolies.
"You're not a man to be over-confident, Foyle," he explained.The Grell Mystery
The over-confident man is a23 menace to himself and to others.
We do not know enough about the navigation of the air to be in the least over-confident.
Unfortunately, Yusuf was just as over-confident as Rashed had been.The Life of Gordon, Volume II
Demetrius Charles Boulger
Yale was over-confident; Harvard was hopeful, but filled with fears.Frank Merriwell's Races
Burt L. Standish
- excessively confident
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Word Origin and History for over-confident
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