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domineeringness

Definitions

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  • noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He was so dictatorial that his fellow directors were left in cabal over the increasing domineeringness of old Forsyte, which they were far from intending to stand much longer, they said.

    The Man of Property

  • He would never have thought about talking about his mother's domineeringness, or his feelings about Lucy Mercer.

    No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II

  • 'Because I said he didn't care -- and he doesn't, it's only his domineeringness that's hurt --' she said, her mouth pulled awry by her weeping, all the time she spoke, so that he almost smiled, it seemed so childish.

    Women in Love

  • He was so dictatorial that his fellow directors were left in cabal over the increasing domineeringness of old Forsyte, which they were far from intending to stand much longer, they said.

    The Forsyte Saga - Complete

  • He was so dictatorial that his fellow directors were left in cabal over the increasing domineeringness of old Forsyte, which they were far from intending to stand much longer, they said.

    The Forsyte Saga, Volume I. The Man Of Property

  • He was so dictatorial that his fellow directors were left in cabal over the increasing domineeringness of old Forsyte, which they were far from intending to stand much longer, they said.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

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