Definition of overbearing:
insulting, disdainful, proud, controlling, insolent, domineering, dogmatic, jubilant, haughty, superior, sniffy, insolent, positive, rejoicing, bossy, proud, swashbuckling, egotistic, lordly, commanding, authoritarian, unequivocal, august, imperative, grand, triumphant, supercilious, compulsory, dictatorial, contemptuous, unconditional, attitude, absolute, tyrannic, overweening, supreme, prideful, lofty, scornful, over, sneering, snide, triumphal, arbitrary, imperious, exultant, exacting, magisterial, exulting, masterful, compulsive, coercive, irresponsible, high-and-mighty, authoritative, swaggering.
But Audrey, at the very moment when she was feeling the overbearing magic of that gaze, happened to remember the scene in Madame Piriac's automobile on the night of her first arrival in Paris, when she herself was asleep and Rosamund, not knowing that she was asleep, had been solemnly addressing her.- "The Lion's Share", E. Arnold Bennett.
After a war, during which they had been very tractable and timorous, when, upon peace being made, they began again to be confident and overbearing, and to cry out upon Phocion, as having lost them the honor of victory, to all their clamor he made only this answer, " My friends, you are fortunate in having a leader who knows you; otherwise, you had long since been undone."- "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
- "The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On", Eugene Manlove Rhodes.