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We were struck by the parallels between overconfident polls and overconfidence in human judgment.
The trouble comes from overconfidence in their effectiveness.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.|Russell Saunders|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It seems like overconfidence is one of the big targets of Thinking, Fast and Slow.
Those fresh-faced, freshly minted millionaires are now paying the price for that overconfidence.
Anderson pointed out that despite the dangers of overconfidence, it does makes some sense to follow confident people in general.Why Pundits Keep Making (Often Wrong) Presidential Predictions|Jesse Singal|August 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
These developments certainly point to a rising sense of confidence, perhaps even overconfidence, among the Chinese.
Cain was the kind who would try such a crazy stunt, alone, with such supreme overconfidence in his own muscle power.The Women-Stealers of Thrayx|Fox B. Holden
The fatal overconfidence in the backwoods county was settled upon as the cause of the disaster.Sons and Fathers|Harry Stillwell Edwards
I am not ashamed to confess that I cried over the loss of this poor little victim of overconfidence in human beings.Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison|Austin Biron Bidwell
But that gentleman spoiled it all by his own overconfidence.Duffels|Edward Eggleston
Neglect of this or overconfidence has caused many disasters.Nautical Charts|G. R. Putnam