rule; control; authority; ascendancy.
the condition of being dominant.
Psychology. the disposition of an individual to assert control in dealing with others.
Animal Behavior. high status in a social group, usually acquired as the result of aggression, that involves the tendency to take priority in access to limited resources, as food, mates, or space.
Neurology. the normal tendency for one side of the brain to be more important than the other in controlling certain functions, as speech and language.
dominance dom·i·nance (dŏm’ə-nəns)
The condition or state of being dominant.
noun 1. an act or instance of presenting something as a gift, grant, or contribution. 2. a gift, as to a fund; contribution. noun 1. the act of giving, esp to a charity 2. a contribution
noun 1. lack of confidence in the reliability of one’s own motives, personality, thought, etc. noun 1. the act or state of doubting oneself
[self-dram-uh-tahy-zing, -drah-muh-, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈdræm əˌtaɪ zɪŋ, -ˈdrɑ mə-, ˈsɛlf-/ adjective 1. exaggerating one’s own qualities, role, situation, etc., for dramatic effect or as an attention-getting device; presenting oneself dramatically.
noun 1. the act of a person or thing that draws. 2. a graphic representation by lines of an object or idea, as with a pencil; a delineation of form without reference to color. 3. a sketch, plan, or design, especially one made with pen, pencil, or crayon. 4. the art or technique of making […]