One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The quality of being too confident; excessive confidence.‘you have to guard against overconfidence’
- ‘But it can easily get carried too far, as people develop overconfidence in the financial sector.’
- ‘Hubris and overconfidence are deadly no matter who you are.’
- ‘Once they had developed such overconfidence, they became wholly dedicated to their cause.’
- ‘"Our studies found overconfidence helped people attain social status," he said.’
- ‘Be warned, then: don't let overconfidence lure you into undervaluing the guarantee of a good job.’
- ‘He denied that his decision betrayed overconfidence.’
- ‘Training must be obediently maintained until lessons can be digested without displaying overconfidence.’
- ‘Be alert for complacency, overconfidence, or a lack of communication.’
- ‘We did not want to foster overconfidence.’
- ‘Today's liberals have a naive overconfidence in seemingly easy, scientific answers to social problems.’
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