- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||having more confidence than is warranted by one's abilities.
He was overconfident about winning, so he was greatly disappointed when he lost.If I hadn't been overconfident, I would have studied more and done better on the exam.
- assuming, cocksure, confident, presumptuous
- similar words:
- arrogant, brash, cocky, conceited, egotistic, impudent, overweening, rash, self-assured
||bumptious, lofty, self-satisfied
||overconfidently (adv.), overconfidence (n.)