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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Magisterial(0.01050 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Magisterial.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: of or relating to a magistrate; “official magisterial
2: offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually
unwarranted power; “an autocratic person”; “autocratic
behavior”; “a bossy way of ordering others around”; “a
rather aggressive and dominating character”; “managed the
employees in an aloof magisterial way”; “a swaggering
peremptory manner” [syn: autocratic, bossy, dominating,
3: used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an
eminent person; “his distinguished bearing”; “the
monarch's imposing presence”; “she reigned in magisterial
beauty” [syn: distinguished, imposing]
English → English (gcide)
Magisterial \Mag`is*te"ri*al\, a. [L. magisterius magisterial.
1. Of or pertaining to a master or magistrate, or one in
authority; having the manner of a magister; official;
commanding; authoritative. Hence: Overbearing;
When magisterial duties from his home
Her father called. --Glover.
We are not magisterial in opinions, nor,
dictator-like, obtrude our notions on any man. --Sir
Pretenses go a great way with men that take fair
words and magisterial looks for current payment.
2. (Alchem. & Old Chem.) Pertaining to, produced by, or of
the nature of, magistery. See Magistery, 2.
Syn: Authoritative; stately; august; pompous; dignified;
lofty; commanding; imperious; lordly; proud; haughty;
domineering; despotic; dogmatical; arrogant.
Usage: Magisterial, Dogmatical, Arrogant. One who is
magisterial assumes the air of a master toward his
pupils; one who is dogmatical lays down his positions
in a tone of authority or dictation; one who is
arrogant insults others by an undue assumption of
superiority. Those who have long been teachers
sometimes acquire, unconsciously, a manner which
borders too much on the magisterial, and may be
unjustly construed as dogmatical, or even arrogant.