High-handed Synonyms

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(Usually of a decision) Based on individual discretion or judgment; not based on any objective distinction, perhaps even made at random.
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Carefree and nonchalant; jaunty.
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Exercising power arbitrarily and often unjustly; tyrannical.
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The definition of overbearing is someone who is bossy, arrogant or overwhelming in their power.
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The definition of bossy is someone who gives people orders and who wants things his/her own way.
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Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
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Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.
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The definition of arrogant is someone who is full of self-worth or self-importance and who tells and shows that they have a feeling of superiority over others.
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Of or pertaining to autocracy or to an autocrat; absolute; holding independent and arbitrary powers of government.
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Stern or forbidding, as in manner or appearance:
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