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Adjective: overbearing  ,ow-vu(r)'beh-ring
  1. Expecting unquestioning obedience
    "insufferably overbearing behaviour toward the waiter";
    - authoritarian, dictatorial
  2. Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    "some economists are overbearing of their colleagues in other social disciplines";
    - disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, prideful, sniffy [informal], supercilious, swaggering, toplofty [US, informal], orgulous [archaic]
Verb: overbear (overbore,overborne)  ,ow-vu(r)'behr
  1. Overcome
    "overbear criticism, protest, or arguments"
  2. Bear too much
  3. Contract the abdominal muscles during childbirth to ease delivery
    - bear down

See also: domineering, proud

Type of: bear, compact, compress, constrict, contract, dominate, press, squeeze, turn out