What does overweening mean?

Definitions for overweeningˈoʊ vərˈwi nɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overweening.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening(adj)

    unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

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

  2. overweening, uppity(adj)

    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


  1. overweening(Noun)

    An excessively high opinion of oneself or one's abilities; presumption, arrogance.

  2. overweening(Adjective)

    Unduly confident; arrogant; presumptuous; conceited.

    She wins one modeling contest in Montana and suddenly she's overweening.

  3. overweening(Adjective)

    Exaggerated, excessive.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overweening in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overweening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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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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