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  1. too confident.
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Origin of overconfident

First recorded in 1610–20; over- + confident
Related formso·ver·con·fi·dence, nouno·ver·con·fi·dent·ly, adverb

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Related Words for overconfident

brash, pushy, presumptuous, careless, cocky, reckless, cocksure, foolhardy, heedless, impudent, overweening, presuming, rash, self-assertive, hubristic

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  1. excessively confident
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Derived Formsoverconfidence, noun
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