O`ver*ween" (?), v. t. [AS. oferwnian. See Over, and Ween.]

To think too highly or arrogantly; to regard one's own thinking or conclusions too highly; hence, to egotistic, arrogant, or rash, in opinion; to think conceitedly; to presume.

They that overween, And at thy growing virtues fret their spleen. Milton.

 

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