Demanding vs Domineering - What's the difference?

demanding | domineering |


As adjectives the difference between demanding and domineering

is that demanding is requiring much endurance, strength, or patience while domineering is overbearing, dictatorial or authoritarian.

As verbs the difference between demanding and domineering

is that demanding is while domineering is .

As a noun domineering is

the act of one who domineers.

demanding

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Requiring much endurance, strength, or patience.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Verb

    (head)
  • Anagrams

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    domineering

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • overbearing, dictatorial or authoritarian
  • Synonyms

    * bossy, assertive, dominant, forceful, commanding, pushy, strong-willed, arbitrary, oppressive, regnant * See also

    Antonyms

    * submissive

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of one who domineers.
  • * Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
  • In strange contrast to the hardly tolerable constraint and nameless invisible domineerings of the captain's table, was the entire care-free license and ease, the almost frantic democracy of those inferior fellows the harpooneers.