HyperDic: overweening

English > 2 senses of the word overweening:
ADJECTIVEalloverweening, excessive, extravagant, exuberantunrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
alloverweening, uppitypresumptuously arrogant
English > overweening: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningunrestrained, especially with regard to feelings.
Examples
  • "overweening ambition"
  • "overweening greed"
Synonymsexcessive, extravagant, exuberant
Broaderunrestrainednot subject to restraint
Spanisheufórico, exagerado, excesivo
Catalanexcessiu
English > overweening: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningpresumptuously arrogant.
Examples
  • "had a witty but overweening manner"
  • "no idea how overweening he would be"- S.V.Benet
Synonymuppity
BroaderimmodestHaving or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc
Spanishaltivo, arrogante, presuntuoso

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