domineeringness
noun see domineering

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • domineeringness — dom·i·neer·ing·ness …   English syllables

  • domineeringness — noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing • Syn: ↑imperiousness, ↑overbearingness • Derivationally related forms: ↑overbearing (for: ↑overbearingness), ↑domineering, ↑imperious …   Useful english dictionary

  • imperiousness — noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing • Syn: ↑domineeringness, ↑overbearingness • Derivationally related forms: ↑overbearing (for: ↑overbearingness), ↑domineering ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • overbearingness — noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing • Syn: ↑imperiousness, ↑domineeringness • Derivationally related forms: ↑overbearing, ↑domineering (for: ↑domineeringness), ↑imperious …   Useful english dictionary

  • domineering — adjective Date: 1588 inclined to exercise arbitrary and overbearing control over others Synonyms: see masterful • domineeringly adverb • domineeringness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • domineering — domineeringly, adv. domineeringness, n. /dom euh near ing/, adj. inclined to rule arbitrarily or despotically; overbearing; tyrannical: domineering parents. [1580 90; DOMINEER + ING2] Syn. arrogant; despotic, oppressive. * * * …   Universalium

  • bossism — Synonyms and related words: Machtpolitik, Realpolitik, Tammany Hall, arbitrariness, authoritarianism, authoritativeness, autocraticalness, career politics, confrontation politics, consensus politics, domineering, domineeringness, economics in… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • condescension — Synonyms and related words: Olympian detachment, Olympian loftiness, arrogance, arrogantness, assumption of superiority, condescendence, deigning, domineering, domineeringness, haughtiness, haughty airs, hauteur, high horse, hoity toitiness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • domineering — Synonyms and related words: Olympian detachment, Olympian loftiness, absolute, absolutist, absolutistic, arbitrariness, arbitrary, argumentum baculinum, aristocratic, arrogance, arrogant, arrogantness, assumption of superiority, authoritarian,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hauteur — Synonyms and related words: Olympian detachment, Olympian loftiness, airs, altitude, arrogance, arrogantness, assumption of superiority, ceiling, clannishness, cliquishness, condescendence, condescension, contempt, contemptuousness, contumely,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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