overcontrolled love

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overcontrol.

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Examples

  • BOTTOM LINE: AI gave the Public the power to play God---and that's irresistable, especially in these overcontrolled times, when we are constantly being "fed" bland, nepotism-loaded celebrities by the big Hollywood Machine.

    "American Idol" results -- vlogged!

  • In others, it was the woman who ended it, telling the man that she felt overcontrolled.

    Why Men Won’t Commit

  • Megargee (1966) claims that there are only two types of extremely assaultive individuals (1) undercontrolled persons, who respond with aggression when frustrated or provoked, and (2) overcontrolled persons, who, despite rigid inhibitions against the expression of violence, build up an aggression that eventually results in violence.

    Sexual Homicide

  • Undercontrolled and overcontrolled personality types in extreme antisocial aggression.

    Sexual Homicide

  • Bulimic patients tend to be more impulse-ridden than their overcontrolled anorexic counterparts; and this may take the form of sexual promiscuity, delinquency, lying, and deception.

    Clinical Work with Adolescents

  • I overcontrolled the sensi'tive tail-rotor pedals and waggled toward the slot.

    Chickenhawk

  • This happens mostly to those who tend to be fearful and overcontrolled, having never accepted their bodies as self-regulating automatic systems.

    Stress and the Manager

  • Though it has been mismanaged and overcontrolled at high levels, it has never been the "big bully" war its opponents have charged.

    Thud Ridge

  • Julius is not so much uptight or overcontrolled as he is solitary and almost entirely internal.

    NPR Topics: News

  • The result was a centralized, highly regulated, overcontrolled mess that everyone wanted to work, but there was no real impetus to make it happen on any level other than "gosh, wouldn't it be great if we could..."

    Ars Technica

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