overbearingness


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o·ver·bear·ing

 (ō′vər-bâr′ĭng)
adj.
1. Domineering in manner; arrogant: an overbearing official. See Synonyms at dictatorial.
2. Overwhelming in power or significance; predominant: "Democracy is ... deranged by the overbearing influence of business and finance" (William Greider).

o′ver·bear′ing·ly adv.
o′ver·bear′ing·ness n.

overbearingness

(ˌəʊvəˈbɛərɪŋnəs)
n
the quality of being overbearing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overbearingness - the trait of being imperious and overbearing
arrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, high-handedness, lordliness - overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

overbearingness

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