Overweening synonyms

ō'vər-wē'nĭng
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Going beyond what is right or proper because of an excess of self-confidence or arrogance.
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Having or showing great pride in oneself and disdain, contempt, or scorn for others; proud; arrogant; supercilious
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Having excessive pride in oneself, often with contempt for others.
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Presumptuously forward; impudent:
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Not caring enough about something important.
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(Rhetoric, literature) Having an ingenious expression or metaphorical idea, especially in extended form or used as a literary or rhetorical device.
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Alternative spelling of high-handed.
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Of, like, characteristic of, or suitable to a lord
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Characterized by exaggerated stateliness; pretentious, as in speech or manner; self-important
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Aggressively ambitious; overly assertive, bold or determined.
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Lacking substance or worth:
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Marked by arrogance; haughty and overbearing.
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Idealistic, implying over-optimism
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The definition of overbearing is someone who is bossy, arrogant or overwhelming in their power.
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(Chiefly Scotland, North America) Full of pride; haughty, arrogant.
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Majestic; magnificent:
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More comprehensive or inclusive; generic
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Overly convinced of one's own superiority and importance
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Inclined to be haughty, arrogant, snobbish, etc.
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The definition of excessive is something or someone that goes beyond what is normal, acceptable or necessary.
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Unrestrained or lavish, as in decoration; extravagant:
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