How to use Manipulative in a sentence
Edith is a very manipulative woman.
Children in permissive households may also learn behaviors that do not serve them well in adulthood, such as manipulative behavior, lacking a sense of self-discipline, and an inability to cope with authority.
Reported problems include obsessive/compulsive behaviors, depression, temper tantrums and violent outbursts, and tendencies to be argumentative, oppositional, rigid, manipulative, possessive, and stubborn.
If your children are frequently disrespectful, manipulative, and aggressive with each other, they may benefit from meeting with a trained family therapist.
He.s a manipulative, lying jackass.Advertisement
He thus acquired a large store of knowledge and great practical skill and manipulative dexterity.
He also believes that, since his persona on Survivor was that of a villain, he has been typecast as manipulative and evil and that this perception has affected his current situation.
Children control or master their environment through manipulative play.
At the time, Gabriel had laughed at Fate's manipulative story, not realizing that Fate's alleged lie held more truth than not.
Youth who have already joined a gang usually also have well-developed manipulative skills.Advertisement
Some people claim they are selfish, spoiled, and manipulative.
Moon sand is a wonderful manipulative that allows kids to create a variety of figures and shapes.
Moon sand is an excellent manipulative substance which can calm down an overly-anxious or overly-active child.
Many movies imply that lesbians are more emotional than others - for example, the movie Cruel Intentions features bisexual women portrayed as vicious and manipulative to the point of death.
Our purpose for sharing these techniques is to help people communicate better as well as to protect people from the effects of manipulative communication.Advertisement
Manipulative objects like blocks or pegs are ideal.
The author portrayed Barnard as a ' ruthlessly ambitious, manipulative womanizer obsessed with money ' .
How far will the manipulative minx go to hold on to her man?
Those of us who were the hidden persuaders are now the revealed in all our manipulative ugliness.
BarberÃ¢s Cleopatra is a passionate free spirit, a manipulative temptress, a highly sexed, high maintenance drama queen.Advertisement
There were no significant benefits with osteopathic manipulative treatment, as compared with sham manipulation.
The text manipulative powers of computers were utilized in various word processing programs early on in the digital age.
Manipulative toys that encourage a child's imagination are preferred.
Mania can cause patients to become extremely needy, manipulative, and disrupt entire hospital units.
She was so narcissistic and so awful in terms of how manipulative she was, but at the same time, it was so wonderful.Advertisement
Lauren talked to Lo about it and, of course, the ever manipulative Lo (how does Lauren not see this) basically told her to cut Audrina out of her life.
The addictive personality was described as escapist, impulsive, dependent, devious, manipulative, and self-centered.
However, they can also be spoiled, selfish, and manipulative.
Use different manipulative, or hands on objects, to encourage preschool math activities.
He's so damned manipulative!
While you were masterminding this manipulative plot, did you lose sight of your promise to protect me - or was that something else you planned on ditching?
There has to be a certain passivity in our attitude to our preaching, if we are not to be manipulative.
Despite multiple ups and downs in the relationship, Diana had to cope with a manipulative mother, a dangerous ex-husband and a scheming Victor Kiriakis.
A manipulative broker - When the broker goes over different policies with you, you should get a sense that they are being forthright and honest.
Edith Shipton was, first and foremost, a very manipulative and self-centered woman who had a love-hate relationship with every man she ever met.