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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverbearingo‧ver‧bear‧ing /ˌəʊvəˈbeərɪŋ $ ˌoʊvərˈber-/ adjective  TELL/ORDER somebody TO DO somethingalways trying to control other people without considering their wishes or feelings syn domineering a bossy overbearing wife
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overbearingThe manager can be very overbearing at times, and it's difficult to argue with him.I only know there was a father who was both idolised and undoubtedly feared, a dogmatic and overbearing Catholic.From being a painfully shy, diffident recluse, he suddenly metamorphosed into a garrulous and sometimes painfully overbearing extrovert.her overbearing husbandShe would not cry over such an overbearing, ill-tempered brute.Strident, overbearing leadership is inadvisable in this political culture.The last thing she wanted was to have some overbearing man muscling in.His wife felt stifled in the presence of her overbearing mother-in-law.The overbearing Palais de Justice is his least-loved legacy, but the Cinquantenaire museum complex is worth a visit.Much of the blame for the schism is generally attributed to Nikon, the overbearing prelate elevated to the Patriarchate in 1652.The overbearing sophistication of conceptualism and minimalism did not guarantee success in art for anyone.
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