How often have been put in the corner and forced to obey commands? How often have been told to do something and not question it? How often have been rolled over?
Well, in each of these situations you have been dominated by someone. Or, you have been subject to the domineering attitude of the other person.
The dictionary definitions for Domineering are as follows:
1. Tending to rule over or control arbitrarily or arrogantly; tyrannize. (adjective)
Masters Tip to remember Domineering:
DOMINEERING=DOMINATED BY SOMEONE
Usage Examples for Domineering:
1. Parents can be quite domineering when the time comes to decide the career of their children.
2. Domineering bosses are a common phenomenon in the corporate world. It can be a nightmare to work under such tyrannical people.