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overweening

o·ver·ween·ing

overweening

 
 
pronunciation:
o vr wi nIng
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: particularly forward, vain, and self-promoting.
These Hollywood parties tend to be attended by a lot of overweening narcissists.
antonyms:
unassuming
definition 2: excessively intense; immoderate.
Her overweening curiosity caused her to go too far at times.
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derivation: overweeningly (adv.)