domineering


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dom·i·neer·ing

 (dŏm′ə-nîr′ĭng)
adj.
Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing. See Synonyms at dictatorial.

dom′i·neer′ing·ly adv.

domineering

(ˌdɒmɪˈnɪərɪŋ)
adj
acting with or showing arrogance or tyranny; imperious
ˌdomiˈneeringly adv
ˌdomiˈneeringness n

dom•i•neer•ing

(ˌdɒm əˈnɪər ɪŋ)

adj.
inclined to exert arbitrary or tyrannical authority; dictatorial.
[1580–90]
dom`i•neer′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.domineering - tending to domineer
immodest - having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc; "brash immodest boasting"
submissive - inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination; "submissive servants"; "a submissive reply"; "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people"

domineering

domineering

adjective
Translations
مُتَسَلِّط، مُسَيْطِر، مُسْتَبِد
pánovitý
dominerende
שתלטני
ráîríkur
valdonīgs
hükmedenotoriter

domineering

[ˌdɒmɪˈnɪərɪŋ] ADJdominante, autoritario

domineering

[ˌdɒmɪˈnɪərɪŋ] adj [person] → dominateur/trice, autoritaireDominican Republic [dəˈmɪnikən] n
the Dominican Republic → la République dominicaine

domineering

adjherrisch; mother-in-law, husband etc alsoherrschsüchtig

domineering

[ˌdɒmɪˈnɪərɪŋ] adjdispotico/a, autoritario/a

domineering

(domiˈniəriŋ) adjective
tending to order people about. a domineering older brother.
References in classic literature ?
They were both em- barrassed, and to relieve her feeling she became harsh and domineering.
To this, Radney replied with an oath, in a most domineering and outrageous manner unconditionally reiterating his command; meanwhile advancing upon the still seated Lakeman, with an uplifted cooper's club hammer which he had snatched from a cask near by.
But she found herself no better able to resist Agatha's domineering than she had been in her childhood, and much more desirous of obtaining her sympathy.
The old man was alarmed and Zoraida too, for the Moors commonly, and, so to speak, instinctively have a dread of the Turks, but particularly of the soldiers, who are so insolent and domineering to the Moors who are under their power that they treat them worse than if they were their slaves.
Is not the love of wealth as domineering and enterprising a passion as that of power or glory?
I cannot get on without domineering and tyrannising over someone, but .
Franz was less enthusiastic; but the count exercised over him also the ascendency a strong mind always acquires over a mind less domineering.
The resources of the domineering chiefs are wrung from the starving serfs, and every additional bauble with which they bedeck themselves is purchased by the sufferings of their bondsmen; so that the measure of gew-gaw refinement attained by the chiefs is only an index to the actual state in which the greater portion of the population lie grovelling.
Martin was so quietly domineering, so stubbornly persistent--and always so plausible--oh, so plausible
There is something very sad in the extinction of a family of renown, even if it was fierce, domineering, feudal renown.
Mingott had always professed a great admiration for Julius Beaufort, and there was a kind of kinship in their cool domineering way and their short-cuts through the conventions.
He would have struck back had not Matai Shang interfered, and then I saw that the two men were not over-friendly; for the manner of the thern was arrogant and domineering as he made it plain to the First Born that the Princess of Helium was the personal property of the Father of Therns.