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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Overbearing  \O`ver*bear"ing\,  a. 
  1.  Overpowering;  subduing;  repressing.  --I.  Watts. 
 
  2.  Aggressively  haughty;  arrogant;  domineering;  tyrannical; 
  dictatorial;  insolent.  --{O`ver*bear"ing*ly},  adv  -- 
  {O`ver*bear"ing*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  overbearing 
  adj  :  expecting  unquestioning  obedience;  "he  was  imperious  and 
  dictatorial";  "the  timid  child  of  authoritarian 
  parents";  "insufferably  overbearing  behavior  toward  the 
  waiter"  [syn:  {authoritarian},  {dictatorial}] 




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