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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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They raised fears over increased traffic congestion, the building being out of character for the area and that it was overbearing for neighbouring homes and a community garden.
After a series of late interventions from the developer, councillors agreed to push back their decision on whether the development - labelled "overbearing" by critics - can go ahead.
Local authority planning chiefs were expected to refuse planning permission for the new project on Friday morning, amid concerns that it would be "overbearing" and not provide some of its tenants with enough daylight.
But Coventry City Council planners refused the application citing insufficient parking and the apartment block having an "overbearing impact" on neighbours.
According to him, the move, which he saw as 'untidy backdoor intrusion on the independence of the Judiciary' will not only puts the country's democracy at risk but will equally create a creeping anomaly that would result in the emergence of an overbearing executive arm of government.
Set in the world of television news, the series follows a budding news producer, Katie (Briga Heelan), who finds her hands full dealing with her loving yet slightly overbearing mom, Carol (Andrea Martin), when they suddenly become coworkers.
While studying for my classes, I will have a lot of overbearing academic expenses to pay for.
There's nothing worse than a pushy, overbearing parent who can't talk about anything else other than their children's achievements.
They're slightly tingly on the tongue and leave my mouth feeling nicely refreshed without an overbearing mint-blast.
But with an overbearing sense of guilt, and a lot of alcohol in his system, will Peter confess to Steve?
A new fun begins this week on "2 Broke Girls" Season 3 as the broke girls meet the parents in "Episode 20 - And the Not Broke Parents." Watch out for some awkward moments as Max Black (Kat Dennings) and Caroline Channing (Beth Behrs) battle some overbearing rich friends.
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.
They both fear that it is too overbearing and will harm the Old Contemptibles Pub and neighbouring buildings, including the Unison union headquarters, in the Colmore Row conservation area.
Between her melodramatic sister, her overbearing dance instructor mother (a cross between Bette Midler and Mrs.