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Definition of "cocksureness" []

  • The state or condition of being cocksure. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cocksureness" in a sentence
  • "His very cocksureness is filched from Darwin’s morality of strength based on the survival of the fittest."
  • "Kissing my mother and padding her bosom, carrying a banal effervescent cocksureness, he kicked his boots to the center of the room, and whisked her up the stairs."
  • "Oh, believe me, I see it very clearly — myself in the heyday and cocksureness of youth, flinging at you, with much energy and little skill, my immature generalisations from science; and you with an elderly beneficence and tolerance, smiling shrewdly and affectionatety upon me, secure in the knowledge that sooner or later I am sure to get through with it all and join you in your broad and placid philosophy."