Peremptoriness Per"emp*to*ri*ness, n. The quality of being peremptory; positiveness. [1913 Webster]

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  • peremptoriness — peremptory ► ADJECTIVE 1) insisting on immediate attention or obedience; brusque and imperious. 2) Law not open to appeal or challenge; final. DERIVATIVES peremptorily adverb peremptoriness noun. ORIGIN Latin peremptorius deadly, decisive …   English terms dictionary

  • peremptoriness — noun see peremptory …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • peremptoriness — See peremptorily. * * * …   Universalium

  • peremptoriness — noun The quality of being peremptory …   Wiktionary

  • peremptoriness — per·emp·to·ri·ness || pÉ™ remptÉ™rɪnɪs n. assertiveness, aggressiveness; decisiveness, emphaticalness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peremptoriness — n. Positiveness, dogmatism, decision …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • peremptoriness — pe·remp·to·ri·ness …   English syllables

  • peremptoriness — pronunc at peremptory I+nə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being peremptory …   Useful english dictionary

  • Obligation — • Defined in the Institutes of Justinian as a legal bond which by a legal necessity binds us to do something according to the laws of our State Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Obligation     Obligation …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • command — vb Command, order, bid, enjoin, direct, instruct, charge mean to issue orders to someone to give, get, or do something. Command and order agree in stressing the idea of authority, command implying its more formal and official exercise {the… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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