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1. overbearing

adjective. ['ˈoʊvɝˈbɛrɪŋ'] expecting unquestioning obedience.

Synonyms

  • domineering
  • authoritarian

Antonyms

  • unadventurous
  • complimentary
  • lowborn

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Words that Rhyme with Overbearing

  • acquiring
  • adhering
  • admiring
  • adoring
  • airing
  • alluring
  • appearing
  • aspiring
  • assuring
  • auctioneering
  • barring
  • careering
  • caring
  • chairing
  • charring
  • cheering
  • childbearing
  • comparing
  • conspiring
  • covering

Example sentences of the word overbearing


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Let her know you are there for her without being pushy and overbearing.

Quotes containing the word overbearing


1. My father was overbearing. Very controlling. He was always the way he is, even before my success. He was not always a good person. He'd play mind games to make sure I knew my place. I don't see him, which is unfortunate. But I don't have any desire to see him. I vaguely know where he is, and I don't want to know.
- Macaulay Culkin

2. From the pastor who has an affair with his secretary, to the jerk at the office who happens to be a deacon, to the overbearing boss who can’t miss his Monday night Bible study, Christians today cause more problems for the gospel than all the devil’s demons put together.
- Wes Moore, Forcefully Advancing

2. overbearing

adjective. ['ˈoʊvɝˈbɛrɪŋ'] having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy.

Synonyms

  • swaggering
  • supercilious
  • haughty
  • lordly
  • disdainful
  • sniffy
  • proud
  • prideful

Antonyms

  • respectful
  • modest
  • unimpressive
  • dejected
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