HyperDic: overbearing

English > 2 senses of the word overbearing:
ADJECTIVEalloverbearing, authoritarian, dictatorialexpecting unquestioning obedience
alloverbearing, disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggeringhaving or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
overbearing > pronunciation
Soundsow'verbeh'rihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > overbearing: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningExpecting unquestioning obedience.
Example "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter"
Synonymsauthoritarian, dictatorial
Broaderdomineeringtending to domineer
Spanishautoritario, despótico, dictatorial
Catalanautoritari, despòtic, dictatorial
Nounsoverbearingnessthe trait of being imperious and overbearing
Adverbsoverbearinglyin an overbearing manner
English > overbearing: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy.
Synonymsdisdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering
BroaderproudFeeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth
Spanishaltivo, arrogante, desdeñoso, despectivo, imperioso, orgulloso, soberbio
Catalanarrogant, desdenyós, despectiu, imperiós, superb
Nounsoverbearingnessthe trait of being imperious and overbearing

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