Definition of Domineers

1. Verb. (third-person singular of domineer) ¹



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Definition of Domineers

1. domineer [v] - See also: domineer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Domineers

dominator
dominators
dominatour
dominatours
dominatrices
dominatrixes
dominatrixlike
domine
dominee
domineer
domineered
domineering
domineeringly
domineeringness
domineers (current term)
dominees
domines
doming
dominica
dominical
dominican republic
dominicide
dominicides
dominicker
dominickers
dominicks
dominie
dominies
dominion

Literary usage of Domineers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"... disease of melancholy so frequently rageth, and now domineers almost all over Europe amongst our great ones. ..."

2. A History of English Literature by Edward Jermyn Mathew (1901)
"The Pardoner is a prominent character—one belonging to every age ; the type of man who commands and domineers over the high and low vulgar. ..."

3. The British Pulpit: A Collection of Sermons by the Most Eminent Divines of (1844)
"Sin domineers ; that is the tyrant which holds him in subjection. And on the other hand, the believer is sweetly, and blessedly ruled by the will of God, ..."

4. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"... he insults and domineers in melancholy distempered fantasies and persons especially ; melancholy is balneum diaboli, as Serapio holds, the devil's bath, ..."

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