Definition of overweening in English:

overweening

Syllabification: o·ver·ween·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈōvərˈwēniNG
 
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adjective

Derivatives

overweeningly

adverb
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  • He seemed alarmingly and repugnantly, overweeningly, to believe that he was a great poet; so he thought he could pretty well do what he liked.
  • ‘Our support for a Conservative victory - which we concede is unlikely - is superseded by an even greater imperative: to diminish the power of an overweeningly arrogant Prime Minister and restore a healthy democracy to this country.’
  • At size 8, I had to admit, I was so self-conscious (and secretly, overweeningly proud of it) that often that was all I was.

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