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Found 2 items, similar to Imperious.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: imperious imperious adj : able to deal authoritatively with affairs; “dismissed the matter with an imperious wave of her hand” [syn: masterful]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Imperious Imperious \Im*pe"ri*ous\, a. [L. imperiosus: cf. F. imp['e]rieux. See Imperial.] 1. Commanding; ascendant; imperial; lordly; majestic. [Obs.] “A vast and imperious mind.” --Tilloison. [1913 Webster] Therefore, great lords, be, as your titles witness, Imperious. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Haughly; arrogant; overbearing; as, an imperious tyrant; an imperious manner. [1913 Webster] This imperious man will work us all From princes into pages. --Shak. [1913 Webster] His bold, contemptuous, and imperious spirit soon made him conspicuous. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. Imperative; urgent; compelling. [1913 Webster] Imperious need, which can not be withstood. --Dryden. Syn: Dictatorial; haughty; domineering; overbearing; lordly; tyrannical; despotic; arrogant; imperative; authoritative; commanding; pressing. Usage: Imperious, Lordly, Domineering. One who is imperious exercises his authority in a manner highly offensive for its spirit and tone; one who is lordly assumes a lofty air in order to display his importance; one who is domineering gives orders in a way to make others feel their inferiority. [1913 Webster]


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