outrecuidance

noun
ou·tre·cuid·ance | \ˌütə(r)ˈkwēdᵊn(t)s\
plural -s

Definition of outrecuidance 

: extreme self-conceit : presumption

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History and Etymology for outrecuidance

Middle English outrecuidaunce, utterquidaunce, from Middle French outrecuidance, from Old French, from outrecuider, outrecuidier to be arrogant, conceited (from outre beyond + cuider, cuidier to think, be presumptuous, from Latin cogitare to think, think about) + -ance

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