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overbearing, dictatorial, authoritarian
adj. expecting unquestioning obedience; "the timid child of authoritarian parents"; "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter"
swaggering, supercilious, sniffy, prideful, overbearing, lordly, imperious, haughty, disdainful
adj. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
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brazen-faced, bald-faced, insolent, brazen, brassy, bodacious, barefaced, audacious
adj. unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell
tyrannic, tyrannical, despotic, dictatorial, autocratic, authoritarian
adj. characteristic of an absolute ruler or absolute rule; having absolute sovereignty; "an authoritarian regime"; "autocratic government"; "despotic rulers"; "a dictatorial rule that lasted for the duration of the war"; "a tyrannical government"
overbearing, dictatorial, authoritarian
adj. expecting unquestioning obedience; "the timid child of authoritarian parents"; "insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter"
high-handed, cavalier
adj. given to haughty disregard of others
masterful, imperious
adj. able to deal authoritatively with affairs; "dismissed the matter with an imperious wave of her hand"
unfriendly
adj. not disposed to friendship or friendliness; "an unfriendly coldness of manner"; "an unfriendly action to take"
dictatorial, authoritarian
adj. likened to a dictator in severity
portentous, pontifical, pompous, overblown, grandiloquent
adj. puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
snobby, snobbish, clubby, cliquish, clannish
adj. befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
proud
adj. feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"
self-important, chesty, arrogant
adj. having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride; "an arrogant official"; "arrogant claims"; "chesty as a peacock"
swaggering, supercilious, sniffy, prideful, overbearing, lordly, imperious, haughty, disdainful
adj. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
upstage, distant, aloof
adj. remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"
scornful, insulting, disdainful, contemptuous
adj. expressing extreme contempt
tumid, turgid, orotund, large, declamatory, bombastic
adj. ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"
sarcastic
adj. expressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
withdrawn, reclusive, recluse
adj. withdrawn from society; seeking solitude; "lived an unsocial reclusive life"
superior
adj. of or characteristic of high rank or importance; "a superior ruler"
patronising, patronizing, condescending, arch
adj. (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
distant, chilly
adj. "relations were cool and polite"
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high-and-mighty, peremptory, magisterial, dominating, bossy, autocratic
adj. offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power; "an autocratic person"; "autocratic behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way"; "a swaggering peremptory manner"
bullying, blustery
adj. noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others
high-handed, cavalier
adj. given to haughty disregard of others
heavy-handed, roughshod
adj. unjustly domineering; "incensed at the government's heavy-handed economic policies"; "a manager who rode roughshod over all opposition"
masterful, imperious
adj. able to deal authoritatively with affairs; "dismissed the matter with an imperious wave of her hand"
tyrannous, tyrannical, oppressive
adj. marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior; "the oppressive government"; "oppressive laws"; "a tyrannical parent"; "tyrannous disregard of human rights"
self-important, chesty, arrogant
adj. having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride; "an arrogant official"; "arrogant claims"; "chesty as a peacock"
vainglorious, swelled, big
adj. feeling self-importance; "too big for his britches"; "had a swelled head"; "he was swelled with pride"
uppish, too big for one's breeches, stuck-up, snot-nosed, bigheaded, snotty, snooty, persnickety
adj. (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant; "a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage; "they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"
self-aggrandising, self-aggrandizing
adj. of or relating to or characteristic of self-aggrandizement
self-respectful, self-respecting, dignified
adj. having or showing self-esteem
swollen-headed, self-conceited, vain, swollen, egotistical, egotistic, conceited
adj. characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance; "a conceited fool"; "an attitude of self-conceited arrogance"; "an egotistical disregard of others"; "so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"; "growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"; "vain about her clothes"
honoured, respected, honored, illustrious, glorious
adj. having or worthy of pride; "redoubtable scholar of the Renaissance"; "born of a redoubtable family"
gratifying
adj. occasioning pride; "a gratifying (or proud) achievement"
house-proud
adj. proud of your house or its furnishings or upkeep
overproud
adj. excessively proud
proud of, pleased
adj. feeling pleasurable satisfaction over something by which you measures your self-worth; "proud of their child"
purse-proud
adj. proud or arrogant because of your wealth (especially in the absence of other distinction)
shabby-genteel
adj. trying to maintain dignity and self respect despite shabbiness
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henpecked, dominated
adj. harassed by persistent nagging
unhopeful, abject
adj. showing utter resignation or hopelessness; "abject surrender"
humble
adj. marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski
deferential, submissive
adj. inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination; "submissive servants"; "a submissive reply"; "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people"
deferential, submissive
adj. inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination; "submissive servants"; "a submissive reply"; "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people"
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