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expecting unquestioning obedience

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

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But with an overbearing sense of guilt, and a lot of alcohol in his system, will Peter confess to Steve?
I don't mind" Actor Bill Nighy "An expert eventually diagnosed me with dyslexia, but to be really honest I already felt like a bit of a freak - and having a label just made things worse" Actor Tom Burke "They used to say that having an overbearing, dominant, bossy mother made young men gay.
Successful West End actor Tony Warner's tour-de-force performance as Macbeth is the toast of The Duke Of Cambridge Theatre, but his overbearing personality makes life hell for those he works with.
It will have an overbearing effect on people living next door," said Coun O'Brien.
The cost of living is too high and to keep going is overbearing.
Personally, I find myself shaking my head in disbelief at how much of our freedoms we have lost to an overbearing government and it's separate agencies, or state governments also.
A DURHAM prison governor convicted of child sex offences has been jailed for four years and branded an ''arrogant, overbearing man'' by a judge.
The jokes center on coping with life as a teenager with overbearing parents-or as parents with an overbearing teenaged son; both sides of the dilemma are thoroughly explored
Along with fantastic support from my parents and friends, I found the courage to leave my overbearing bully of a husband last year.
Eddie Murphy (right) stars in this hit-and-miss comedy about a shy man bullied into marrying an overweight, overbearing woman.
The plan to knock down historic Beulah Methodist Church at Pontygwindy Road for redevelopment was objected to by residents who feel what would follow would have an overbearing impact on their properties.
But Government planning inspectors have decided the mast is a "dominant and overbearing structure" particularly for those living close by.
Several employees said the manager was overbearing and moody and that this was not the first time he had fired a gun.
THE STORY: When his overbearing GP father Arthur Morrison (Broadbent) finds out he's suffering from bowel cancer, his successful author son Blake (Firth) goes to stay with him and re-evaluates their relationship.
His arrangements are layered but never overbearing or grandiose, resulting in a sound inspired by bubblegum beats and Beach Boys symphonics.