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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverweeningo‧ver‧ween‧ing /ˌəʊvəˈwiːnɪŋ◂ $ ˌoʊvər-/ adjective formal  PROUDtoo proud and confident – used to show disapproval syn arrogant overweening ambitionoverweeningly adverb
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overweeningAt base there is an enormous arrogance and an overweening ambition.Once again Congress had struck back against an overweening executive branch.The country's authoritarianism and uniformity owe much to the state's overweening power.
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