[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəkˈɒnfɪdəns/ ]
[ US /ˌoʊvɝˈkɑnfɪdəns/ ]
  1. total certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant
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How To Use overconfidence In A Sentence

  • "Our studies found overconfidence helped people attain social status," he said.
  • Even after noting that overconfidence is a death sentence on this show, he nonetheless began spouting the sort of overconfident crap that the Gods of Survivor, that is, Palin's Pimp, aka Mark Burnett, always slaps down hard: We're good for a minimum two to three more Tribals. ... Tallulah Morehead: Survivor 21: Infants vs Senior Citizens : Neither Tea Nor Sympathy.
  • Training must be obediently maintained until lessons can be digested without displaying overconfidence.
  • Success breeds overconfidence is once again proven my Marcus Frind. Do VC Backed Founders actually make any money? « The Paradigm Shift
  • Be warned, then: don't let overconfidence lure you into undervaluing the guarantee of a good job.
  • But in taking on the anti-communists, overconfidence may prove to be his undoing.
  • There are analyst overconfidence and underreaction studies that seem to show predicative power. Fama vs. Thaler, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
  • Although about one in five were found to have personality defects such as extreme overconfidence, aloofness and narcissism, the same group also tended to score well on problem-solving.
  • 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.
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