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overbearing

o·ver·bear·ing

overbearing

 
 
pronunciation:
o vr beI rIng
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: arrogantly dominating; dictatorial.
His overbearing mother made all the decisions in his life, or tried to, even after he married.
synonyms:
authoritarian, autocratic, bossy, despotic, dictatorial, domineering, high-handed, imperious, lordly, magisterial, peremptory
antonyms:
subservient
similar words:
arbitrary, arrogant, commanding, tyrannical
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derivations: overbearingly (adv.), overbearingness (n.)