1. controlling

adjective. ['kənˈtroʊlɪŋ'] able to control or determine policy.


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Words that Rhyme with Controlling

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Example sentences of the word controlling

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Check the circuit breaker controlling the thermostat to make sure that it is on.

Quotes containing the word controlling

1. Politics is the art of controlling your environment.
- Hunter S. Thompson

2. I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature.
- Paulo Coelho

3. It will, of course, be understood that directly or indirectly, soon or late, every advance in the sciences of human nature will contribute to our success in controlling human nature and changing it to the advantage of the common weal.
- Edward Thorndike