misconfident

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mis- +‎ confident

Adjective[edit]

misconfident (comparative more misconfident, superlative most misconfident)

  1. Having a mistaken confidence; wrongly trusting.
    • 1640, Bishop Hall, Christian Moderation
      Such men, instead of convincing, yield; and make themselves miserable, and their opposites foolishly proud and misconfident.