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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Expecting unquestioning obedience.

Usage examples (37)
  • "I've learned over the years to temper that emotion, that inclination to be what some people would call overbearing," Ferris said this week.
  • A man is never described as "overbearing" ... he is simply powerful.
  • He was sort of arrogant and kind of overbearing, and he had his own problems and his own issues.
  • A lawyer can stand up for his view of the law, but even though a judge tends to be kind of overbearing, a lawyer really is expected to more or less take it. for more
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