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1. domineering

adjective. ['ˌdɑːməˈnɪrɪŋ'] tending to domineer.

Synonyms

  • heavy-handed
  • high-and-mighty
  • tyrannous
  • roughshod
  • high-handed
  • autocratic
  • blustery
  • authoritarian
  • magisterial
  • overbearing
  • dominating
  • bossy
  • dictatorial
  • immodest
  • bullying
  • oppressive
  • peremptory
  • cavalier

Antonyms

  • modest
  • democratic
  • adroit
  • humane

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Words that Rhyme with Domineering

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  • interfering
  • revering
  • adhering
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  • spearing
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Example sentences of the word domineering


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Avoid an overwhelming amount of red, which can seem domineering or angry.

2. Adjective
An aggressive approach includes "in your face" behaviors that are often domineering, bullying or mean.

Quotes containing the word domineering


1. I do not at all have the mind of a bully... in my mind bullies are intolerant of contrary opinion, domineering and rather cowardly. I would hope that none of those terms could be fairly used in describing me.
- Conrad Black

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