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  • v. Present participle of overcontrol.


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  • Allow the uncertainty of what might happen to loosen the grip of your rational, overcontrolling mind.

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  • Cortisol went up in children whose care providers were intrusive or overcontrolling — measured by how much free play they had versus structured activities led by the providers that mainly involved rote learning.

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  • Mr. Mansfield is a hypocritical, overcontrolling, sexist who tries live out his failed dreams through Zeke.

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  • The factors associated with an overcontrolling mother with unrealistic expectations and inconsistent punishments can reduce the ability to make good long-term decisions, especially in teenagers.

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  • It is expected that when there are studies of children from high-risk groups, such as ones who have overcontrolling or abusive parents, the onset of puberty will have an even greater impact.

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  • I explained to her the whole conversation, ending with my turning my parents into celibacy-obsessed, overcontrolling nutcases.

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  • The overcontrolling and reverse controlling relationships are unbalanced relationships that can be used to describe and explain pathological conditions in the organs of the body.

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  • "They're a distant, overcontrolling, overbearing parent that really has never taken the time to understand the business," says Steven Lewis, president of the National Franchisee Association, which represents most of Burger King's 7,800 U.S. franchisees.

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  • The limitations of literalness and an excessive reliance upon reciprocity as a principle for constructing an ultimate environment can result either in an overcontrolling, stilted perfectionism or "works righteousness" or in their opposite, an abasing sense of badness embraced because of mistreatment, neglect or the apparent disfavor of significant others.

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  • And teenagers have poor moral judgment including the ones raised as good Christians by overcontrolling parents.

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