Definition of Oversure

1. a. Excessively sure.



Definition of Oversure

1. Adjective. Excessively sure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oversure

1. too sure [adj] - See also: sure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversure

oversudsed
oversudses
oversudsing
oversulfated
oversum
oversums
oversung
oversup
oversupped
oversupping
oversupplied
oversupplies
oversupply
oversupplying
oversups
oversure (current term)
oversuspicious
overswam
overswarm
overswarmed
overswarming
overswarms
oversway
oversways
oversweet
oversweeten
oversweetened
oversweetening
oversweetens
oversweetness

Literary usage of Oversure

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1. The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by John Milton, John Mitford, Walter Scott (1850)
"Therefore I am return'd, lest confidence 140 Of my success with Eve in paradise Deceive ye to persuasion oversure Of like succeeding here: I summon all ..."

2. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"So secure, So confident, so oversure, While Europe dies, with warning writ In blood across the face of it! Valor, I doubt not, warms your heart— Lest to the ..."

3. Lucius Q. C. Lamar: His Life, Times, and Speeches. 1825-1893 by Edward Mayes (1896)
"... skeptical about the determination of the Republicans to resist, and regarding their bold front as only a political bluff, oversure of the resolution of ..."

4. Educational Review by Nicholas Murray Butler, Frank Pierrepont Graves, William McAndrew, Charles Alexander Nelson (1901)
"Otherwise he will be left behind in the race, as he deserves to be— and as we all are from time to time when we grow oversure of our methods and, ..."

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