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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·bear·ing, a.
 1. Overpowering; subduing; repressing.
 2. Aggressively haughty; arrogant; domineering; tyrannical; dictatorial; insolent.
 --O*ver*bear*ing*ly, adv. -- O*ver*bear*ing*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : expecting unquestioning obedience; "he was imperious and
            dictatorial"; "the timid child of authoritarian
            parents"; "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the
            waiter" [syn: authoritarian, dictatorial]