overweening


overweening

adjective

Definition of OVERWEENING

1
having too high an opinion of oneself <a director who has little patience for overweening actors who think they are above taking advice and criticism>
3
having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude <an overweening administrator who simply doesn't know how to manage people>
4
extended beyond normal or realistic bounds <an overweening national pride that prompted its citizens to denigrate other countries>
Near Antonyms realistic, reasonable

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