overconfident

[ oh-ver-kon-fi-duhnt ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˈkɒn fɪ dənt /

adjective

too confident.

QUIZZES

THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST

In our third teacher-created PSAT practice test there are new and unique vocabulary terms you may have never heard of! Can you guess what they mean?
Question 1 of 10
seclusion

Origin of overconfident

First recorded in 1610–20; over- + confident

OTHER WORDS FROM overconfident

o·ver·con·fi·dence, nouno·ver·con·fi·dent·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for overconfident

British Dictionary definitions for overconfident

overconfident
/ (ˌəʊvəˈkɒnfɪdənt) /

adjective

excessively confident

Derived forms of overconfident

overconfidence, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012