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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being demanding and controlling.

Usage examples (34)
  • I've sat through unpleasant parent-teacher conferences where her bossiness was the only topic covered.
  • "bossiness" of effect, so much approved by Ruskin, they are very uneven.
  • The cantor was blessedly free from the usual bossiness.
  • Her bossiness made her seem inappropriate for a companion. for more
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