overbearing : Definition, Usages, News and More

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oh ver be ring

  • v  overcome
  • v  bear too much
  • v  contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery
  • s  expecting unquestioning obedience
    insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter
  • s  having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

  • But young Mayweather, who turned pro after winning a bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics, soon found his father overbearing and evicted him from his house.
  • Baptist Birch is remembered as a loner with a somewhat overbearing manner.
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News & Articles

  • Steve Schirripa to sign new book in Ridgewood
    Despite his tendency to be overbearing, former "Sopranos" actor Steve Schirripa wanted his daughters to know how he feels about them, so he wrote a book
    June 11, 2013 - The Record
  • Pakistan’s PM declares end to secret approval of US drone strikes
    In office for less than a week, Pakistan’s new prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, vented his anger Monday at two recent U.S. drone strikes, all but accusing his country’s overbearing military of lying to Pakistanis about its cooperation with the CIA to eliminate terrorism suspects in northwest tribal regions bordering Afghanistan.
    June 11, 2013 - Stars and Stripes
  • Pakistan’s Nawaz Sharif declares end to secret approval of U.S. drone strikes
    In office for less than a week, Pakistan?s new prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, vented his anger Monday at two recent U.S. drone strikes, all but accusing his country?s overbearing military… Click to Continue »
    June 10, 2013 - McClatchy Washington Bureau

  • Adam Morrison in Denver Post
    Looking back,Morrison said, "it was a little overwhelming, the amount of coverage that we got. It was cool, but it was almost overbearing."
  • Fidel Castro in Sydney Morning Herald
    If the new US administration once and for all can set aside its overbearing nature and talk in a civilised fashion, that will be most welcome,Castro said.
  • Morgan Freeman in Sydney Morning Herald
    We are very concerned that, in attempting to address legitimate issues about access to the Internet, the FCC has proposed basically an unimaginative and overbearing set of rules that essentially tries to retrofit a new industry into an old... Ivan Seidenberg http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Seidenberg&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGEYSsp_eM7degdEqcU-X2nmz71Og Washington Post http://www.google.com/url?q=http://voices.washingtonpost.com/posttech/2010/06/verizon_ceo_seidenberg_open_to.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFxUqfSgwL6q67LXbIExMzbLHsd2Q Jun 22, 2010 70882 95047 overbid Freeman, who won an Oscar for his role in Million Dollar Baby, said he hoped people will overbid" for a good cause.

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