Synonyms of overweening


1. excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening, unrestrained (vs. restrained)

usage: unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings; "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed"

2. overweening, uppity, immodest (vs. modest)

usage: 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

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