overweeningly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

overweening +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

overweeningly (comparative more overweeningly, superlative most overweeningly)

  1. In an overweening way; arrogantly.
    • 2005, France Kuffel, Size and Sensibility, in Psychology Today (volume 38, issue 1, page 64)
      At size 8, I had to admit, I was so self-conscious (and secretly, overweeningly proud of it) that often that was all I was.