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Synonyms for overweening
ˈoʊ vərˈwi nɪŋover·ween·ing

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  1. overweening

    Synonyms:
    vain, conceited, haughty, egotistical

Princeton's WordNet

  1. excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweeningadjective

    unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

    "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed"

    Synonyms:
    luxuriant, profuse, lush, inordinate, riotous, uppity, excessive, extravagant, high-spirited, unreasonable, ebullient, undue, exuberant, spendthrift, profligate, prodigal

    Antonyms:
    restrained, modest

  2. overweening, uppityadjective

    presumptuously arrogant

    "had a witty but overweening manner"; "no idea how overweening he would be"- S.V.Benet; "getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down"- NY Times

    Synonyms:
    uppity, extravagant, exuberant, excessive

    Antonyms:
    modest, restrained

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. overweeningadjective

    Synonyms:
    conceited, haughty, proud, arrogant, opinionated, egotistical, consequential, supercilious, vain, vain-glorious, puffed up

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. overweeningadjective

    Synonyms:
    haughty, arrogant, cavalier, supercilious, lordly, conceited

  2. overweeningnoun

    Synonyms:
    conceit, arrogance, superciliousness, lordliness

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Translations for overweening

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  • arrogant, überheblich, eingebildet, anmaßendGerman
  • ylimielinenFinnish
  • arrogant, confiantFrench
  • zelfverzekerd, arrogantDutch
  • самонадеянныйRussian

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