Overweening

Meaning: Unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

Created On: Jul 18, 2016 14:42 IST

Meaning: Unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings

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The truth revealed by Edward Snowden is an overweening act of courage.

Pronunciation: oh-ver-wee-ning

Usage/Example: 1. George Osborne had many failings, but perhaps his greatest was an overweening self-belief. (Source: The Times)

2. We must not hold back from such a debate because of nervousness, an unwillingness to offend, an overweening political correctness. (Source: Herald Sun)

3. At the center of their anger is overweening government control and a system that limits the number of foreigners allowed to play at Russian football clubs. (Source: themoscowtimes.com)

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