Antonyms of adj overweening

2 senses of overweening

Sense 1
excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening -- (unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings; "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed")

INDIRECT (VIA unrestrained) -> restrained -- (under restraint)

Sense 2
overweening, uppity -- (presumptuously arrogant; "had a witty but overweening manner"; "no idea how overweening he would be"- S.V.Benet; "getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down"- NY Times)

INDIRECT (VIA immodest) -> modest -- (marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself; "a modest apartment"; "too modest to wear his medals")

Similarity of adj overweening

2 senses of overweening

Sense 1
excessive, extravagant, exuberant, overweening -- (unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings; "extravagant praise"; "exuberant compliments"; "overweening ambition"; "overweening greed")
       => unrestrained (vs. restrained) -- (not subject to restraint; "unrestrained laughter")

Sense 2
overweening, uppity -- (presumptuously arrogant; "had a witty but overweening manner"; "no idea how overweening he would be"- S.V.Benet; "getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down"- NY Times)
       => immodest (vs. modest) -- (having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc; "brash immodest boasting")

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