Example sentences for: overconfidence

How can you use “overconfidence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • 2) The overconfidence: What kind of alarmingly self-deluded defendant, knowing what Clinton must have known about his own behavior, would have failed to settle the Paula Jones case?

  • If stock prices really were being driven solely by inflated margin balances and the overconfidence bred by years of 20 percent plus returns, you'd expect investors to be forgiving.

  • And they neglect, through ignorance or overconfidence, to take the elementary precautions that would guard against such lapses: above all, to mark up their scripts, the way actors do--inserting a vertical pause here, or a curving tonemarker there, or an underlining to cue emphasis, or three dots to indicate a dying fall...

  • There's an indiscriminateness to these lapses, an overconfidence.


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