Imperiousness
Imperiousness Im*pe"ri*ous*ness, n. The quality or state of being imperious; arrogance; haughtiness. [1913 Webster]

Imperiousness and severity is but an ill way of treating men who have reason of their own to guide them. --Locke. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • imperiousness — imperious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ arrogant and domineering. DERIVATIVES imperiously adverb imperiousness noun. ORIGIN Latin imperiosus, from imperium command, empire …   English terms dictionary

  • imperiousness — noun see imperious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • imperiousness — See imperiously. * * * …   Universalium

  • imperiousness — noun The quality of being imperious; arrogance; haughtiness; urgency …   Wiktionary

  • imperiousness — im pe·ri·ous·ness || ɪm pɪrɪəsnɪs / pɪər n. quality of being overbearing, quality of being domineering; urgency …   English contemporary dictionary

  • imperiousness — im·pe·ri·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • imperiousness — noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing • Syn: ↑domineeringness, ↑overbearingness • Derivationally related forms: ↑overbearing (for: ↑overbearingness), ↑domineering ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • ВЛАСТНОСТЬ — (imperiousness) качество лица, имеющего склонность и привычку повелевать и постоянно стремящегося это делать …   Власть. Политика. Государственная служба. Словарь

  • domineeringness — noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing • Syn: ↑imperiousness, ↑overbearingness • Derivationally related forms: ↑overbearing (for: ↑overbearingness), ↑domineering, ↑imperious …   Useful english dictionary

  • overbearingness — noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing • Syn: ↑imperiousness, ↑domineeringness • Derivationally related forms: ↑overbearing, ↑domineering (for: ↑domineeringness), ↑imperious …   Useful english dictionary

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