overweeningly

overweening

[oh-ver-wee-ning]
adjective
1.
presumptuously conceited, overconfident, or proud: a brash, insolent, overweening fellow.
2.
exaggerated, excessive, or arrogant: overweening prejudice; overweening pride.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English overwening(e) (gerund); see overween, -ing2

overweeningly, adverb
overweeningness, noun
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overweening (ˌəʊvəˈwiːnɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  (of a person) excessively arrogant or presumptuous
2.  (of opinions, appetites, etc) excessive; immoderate
 
[C14: over- + weening, from Old English wēnan: see ween]
 
over'weeningly
 
adv
 
over'weeningness
 
n

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overweening
1340, from prp. of overwenen "be conceited, presume," from O.E. ofer-wenian, from ofer + "over" + wenian (see ween).
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