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What is the suffix of confidence?
The noun silence comes from the adjective silent,meaning complete quiet. …and the noun confidence, which comes from the adjective confident, means having belief in your own abilities. Notice that both adjectives end in the letter t, which changes to a letter c in the suffix -ence. …and confident becomes confid-ence.
What does overconfident mean?
Definition of overconfident : excessively or unjustifiably confident : having too much confidence (as in one’s abilities or judgment) an overconfident driver wasn’t overconfident about their chances of winning … he often starts cold, missing a few shots, allowing his opponent to get on a roll, to get overconfident.—
Is Overconfidently a word?
adj. Excessively confident; presumptuous. o′ver·con′fi·dence n. o′ver·con′fi·dent·ly adv.
What’s the opposite of overconfidence?
Antonyms: timid, diffident, shy, unsure.
What do you call someone who is overconfident?
brash, careless, cocky, presumptuous, pushy, reckless, cocksure, foolhardy, heedless, hubristic, impudent, overweening, presuming, rash, self-assertive.
What is a another word for overconfident?
What is Overplacement?
Overplacement is the exaggerated belief that you are better than others. Overprecision is the excessive faith that you know the truth. For example, you could be convinced that you failed an exam, when you actually performed adequately.
Is being overconfident a bad thing?
So, the answer to whether overconfidence is good or bad is simple: yes. It can dupe you into thinking you have control over everything, it can cause you to make costly mistakes and it can make people not like you. However, it can also help you when a major decision has to be made, and the pros and cons weigh the same.
Is overconfident hyphenated?
This is a perfectly normal and grammatical construction. The other word is usually written as one word: overconfident.