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    overbearing - Dictionary definition and meaning for word overbearing

    Definition
    (adj) expecting unquestioning obedience
    Synonyms : authoritarian , dictatorial
    Example Sentence
    • the timid child of authoritarian parents
    • insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter
    Definition
    (adj) having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    Example Sentence
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for overbearing

to bear someone's views on yourself.. that person is overbearing you.. that is he is dominating over you..

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we cant bear someone who is overbearing...!!!

If you overly bear something,then at some point you will become ARROGANT.

overbearing-> she cant bear her husband violent,arrogant behaviour

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