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ˌoʊ vərˈbɛər ɪŋover·bear·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. authoritarian, dictatorial, overbearingadjective

    expecting unquestioning obedience

    "the timid child of authoritarian parents"; "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter"

  2. disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggeringadjective

    having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

    "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"- W.L.Shirer


  1. overbearingadjective

    Overly bossy, domineering, or arrogant.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overbearing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overbearing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of overbearing in a Sentence

  1. Kathy Crispino:

    I do think that other people think that I'm just an overbearing mother, especially with my son-in-law. And, you know, we go back and forth and we banter a lot but at the end of the day, I loved him like crazy and he loves me, and we have a great relationship. I'd do anything for him. And the same thing with Christina. You know, I know it seems like I'm really overbearing, but I don't know, maybe it's just that they're used to it and it's not a problem.

  2. Dove Cameron:

    I have a lot of affection to get, and sometimes I'm a little overbearing

  3. Read MoreGreene:

    I think any rational Jewish person didn't like what happened in Nazi Germany any rational Jewish person doesn't like what's happening with overbearing mask mandates and overbearing vaccine policies.

  4. Nic Antaya/Getty Images:

    I know Green Bay Packers's a lot to take on. He's got a lot to think about, i don't want to be overbearing and tell him every day how much we love him and how much we want him back.

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