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  • adj. Using power or authority without proper consideration for the feelings or rights of others.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Overbearing; oppressive; arbitrary; violent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Carried on with a high hand; overbearing; arbitrary; violent: as, high-handed oppression.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. given to haughty disregard of others

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