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AdjectiveEdit

controlling (comparative more controlling, superlative most controlling)

  1. Exerting control over a person or thing.
    His mother is very controlling.

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controlling

  1. present participle of control

NounEdit

controlling (plural controllings)

  1. The act of exerting control.
    • 1856, The Earthen Vessel and Christian Record & Review (page 44)
      What humble submission presided within; / How free from the reign, and controllings of sin.