Example sentences for: overbearing

How can you use “overbearing” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Dr. Laura herself comes off as a somewhat cruel, mostly good-hearted, totally overbearing nag.

  • (Actually, it's a fat, overbearing Jewish mother who ushers in the apocalypse--a scenario that gave me pause but which on reflection seems more plausible than others I've heard.)

  • Europe calls American political and economic power overbearing, and the United States is wearying of its protector role.

  • Dominated by their overbearing literary mother and ignored by their dismissive multimillionaire father, these virtual orphans are raised by governesses and servants.

  • Most critics agree the film is heavy on melodrama, and the father's character is implausibly overbearing.

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