Definitions

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  • n. Excessive hope or anticipation; presumption.
  • n. Hopefulness; sanguineness.
  • v. To hope excessively; presume.
  • v. To hope constantly.

Etymologies

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From Middle English overhope, oferhope, equivalent to over- +‎ hope.

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