control freakery


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control freakery

(ˈfriːkərɪ)
n
(Psychology) an obsessive need to be in control of what is happening
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In a kind of control freakery experiment, they eschew randomness and spend seven years deciding every element of their future lives.
His control freakery is thankfully beginning to backfire.
grahnat: Control freakery from a council scared of its own shadow.
Lib Dem local services spokesman Coun Jerry Evans added: "This is control freakery at its worst and a slap in the face for district councillors who want to hold their district meetings in local venues.
From those sinewy arms to her control freakery behaviour and penchant for dressing like her teenage daughter she's sometimes seemed, well, frankly a bit odd.
In 2006, the control freakery twitch in the Labour government led to the creation of the SHAs, which seem tasked to monitor what PCTs get up to, suggest how much cash they should get, tell them what to do and write reports on whether targets are being met, and even more reports when they're not.
IN many ways New Labour's obsessive control freakery has handed the initiative to the Conservatives.
If I'd wanted to live in a country where control freakery was the norm and the gradual Talibanisation of society was taking place, there are other countries to choose from.
A reflection of Blair and his Chancellor's control freakery.
The suggestion smacks of control freakery for the sake of it.
There is a common problem with all of them - control freakery.
Men banning women from driving is hideous control freakery.