overbearingly

overbearing

[oh-ver-bair-ing]
adjective
1.
domineering; dictatorial; haughtily or rudely arrogant.
2.
of overwhelming or critical importance.

Origin:
1590–1600; overbear + -ing2

overbearingly, adverb
overbearingness, noun
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overbearing (ˌəʊvəˈbɛərɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  domineering or dictatorial in manner or action
2.  of particular or overriding importance or significance
 
over'bearingly
 
adv

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overbear
late 14c., "to carry over," from over + bear (v.). Meaning "to bear down by weight of physical force" is from 1535 (in Coverdale), originally nautical, of an overwhelming wind; figurative sense of "to overcome and repress by power, authority, etc." is from 1560s.
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