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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 over·ween·ing /-ˈwinɪŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·ween·ing, a. Unduly confident; arrogant; presumptuous; conceited. -- O*ver*ween*ingly, adv. --Milton. -- O*ver*ween*ing*ness, n.
    The conceits of warmed or overweening brain.   --Locke.
    Here's an overweening rogue.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·ween·ing, n. Conceit; arrogance.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: unrestrained in especially feelings; "extravagant praise";
             "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition";
             "overweening greed" [syn: excessive, extravagant,
      2: presumptuously arrogant; "had a witty but overweening
         manner"; "no idea how overweening he would be"- S.V.Benet;
         "getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down"-
         NY Times [syn: uppity]