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synonyms for overbearing

  • autocratic
  • bossy
  • cocky
  • dictatorial
  • high-handed
  • imperious
  • oppressive
  • tyrannical
  • ascendant
  • cavalier
  • despotic
  • disdainful
  • dogmatic
  • egotistic
  • haughty
  • high-and-mighty
  • imperative
  • imperial
  • insolent
  • magisterial
  • officious
  • overweening
  • paramount
  • peremptory
  • predominant
  • preponderant
  • prevalent
  • proud
  • regnant
  • sniffy
  • snotty
  • sovereign
  • stuffy
  • supercilious
  • superior
  • uppity
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antonyms for overbearing

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  • democratic
  • humble
  • kind
  • modest
  • nice
  • unassertive
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How to use overbearing in a sentence

The two former athletes from the Loroupe program said they felt they were being denied opportunities and prize money, and they spoke of an atmosphere in the training camp of overbearing control.
THE OLYMPIC REFUGEE TEAM WAS CREATED TO OFFER HOPE. SOME ATHLETES ARE RUNNING AWAY FROM ITVIVIENNE WALTJULY 8, 2021TIME
While most users appreciate the option of super-strong ANC, some users find it overbearing.
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Everything, though, is turbulent in Franklin’s adult life in “Genius,” the effect of which, the series contends, is the loss of the singer’s mother at age 6 and a loving, nurturing but also overbearing and larger-than-life father.
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If you can make the content they requested the first piece of content, that creates a really seamless way of creating a quick follow-up without seeming overbearing.
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An insolent overbearing steward had reigned absolute monarch of the soil, during a long period of fifteen years.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
In his elevation he was proud, overbearing and cruel, and the barons rose up against him, and accomplished his destruction.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The rebel soldiers became more and more insulting and overbearing.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
He possessed a vigorous intellect, great energy of thought and action, overbearing-purpose, and unflinching courage.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
This last comer appeared to be in a state of great excitement, and his brutal, overbearing nature was clearly in evidence.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
Had they in any degree fulfilled the triumphant predictions, had they kept in countenance the overbearing vaunts of the Minister?
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
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WORDS RELATED TO OVERBEARING

  • absolute
  • autocratic
  • bossy
  • despotic
  • dogmatic
  • domineering
  • downright
  • flat out
  • high-handed
  • imperious
  • magisterial
  • monocratic
  • no ifs ands or buts
  • no joke
  • overbearing
  • peremptory
  • straight out
  • summary
  • tyrannical
  • tyrannous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.