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synonyms for overconfident
- heading for a fall
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On a game-to-game basis, we can see that the model is generally calibrated well — even though it is somewhat overconfident in moderate-to-large favorites and a little underconfident in slight favorites.How Well Did Our Sports Predictions Hold Up During A Year Of Chaos? | Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org) | June 8, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
After going 3-0 against Washington during the regular season, maybe Philadelphia would be overconfident.After disappearing in Boston, the Wizards need to rekindle their magic against Indiana | Thomas M. Boswell | May 19, 2021 | Washington Post
She faced down the person she had been, especially as an overconfident college student who didn’t come out until several years after school.Emily Ford Hiked 1,200 Miles in the Dead of Winter | Grayson Haver Currin | May 4, 2021 | Outside Online
Basically, I was like as if I were in one of these studies where I start off and I’m like, “I don’t know,” and then I get really overconfident, and then I do it a little more and then my confidence goes down.
The NFL can’t afford to be bullheaded, rigid and overconfident.The coronavirus has turned the NFL into a joke, and nobody should be laughing | Jerry Brewer | November 30, 2020 | Washington Post
overconfident and mistaken: that is not the stuff of which successful prime ministers are made.
We can tend to be very overconfident and blind to their lack of awareness.
In 2012, these same people came back again, as overconfident and unchastened as ever.Republicans Allowed Karl Rove to Mislead Them Again | Matt Latimer | November 17, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
That Wisconsin recall offers a sobering reality check for Democrats feeling overconfident about the impact of their ground game.Ground Game: Obama Campaign Opens Up a Big Lead in Field Offices | John Avlon, Michael Keller | October 19, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The president sleepwalked through the first debate, and perhaps that caused you to get a little overconfident in the second.
Numerous incidents of a similar nature had made us overconfident.The Escape of a Princess Pat | George Pearson
The preliminary encounter was a mortifying experience for the sextet of overconfident youth.The Doomsman | Van Tassel Sutphen
Either someone slipped up in his briefing, or the Reds are overconfident and don't care about the rules.The Time Traders | Andre Norton
We don't want him to get clawed by going forward in foolishly overconfident forays.Pieces of Hate | Heywood Broun
"The French are always something overconfident and boastful, I think," said Corinne gravely.French and English | Evelyn Everett-Green
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