Related formso·ver·con·fi·dence, nouno·ver·con·fi·dent·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for overconfident
Overconfident and mistaken: that is not the stuff of which successful prime ministers are made.
In 2012, these same people came back again, as overconfident and unchastened as ever.Republicans Allowed Karl Rove to Mislead Them Again|Matt Latimer|November 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But we have had discussions about how maybe Tel Aviv residents are overconfident.Tel Aviv Appears Indifferent, Unprepared on Iran War Threat|Dan Ephron|March 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They should, he said, be neither boastful and overconfident nor despondent and hopeless.Why Is the Libya War Called Operation Odyssey Dawn?|Josh Dzieza|March 22, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps after years they have gotten sloppy and overconfident.
The preliminary encounter was a mortifying experience for the sextet of overconfident youth.The Doomsman|Van Tassel Sutphen
The Reds' long undisputed sway over the Mongol forces would make them overconfident.The Defiant Agents|Andre Alice Norton
There was no bashfulness in him, and no overconfident forwardness.Dominie Dean|Ellis Parker Butler
"You are overconfident, my friend," sneered the elder Pulsifer.The Dreadnought Boys on Battle Practice|John Henry Goldfrap
Nothing could better illustrate the rash, overconfident spirit in which Howe proceeded to carry out his southern scheme.The American Revolution|John Fiske