Definition of Imperiousness

1. Noun. The trait of being imperious and overbearing.




Definition of Imperiousness

1. n. The quality or state of being imperious; arrogance; haughtiness.

Definition of Imperiousness

1. Noun. The quality of being imperious; arrogance; haughtiness; urgency. ¹

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Definition of Imperiousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imperiousness

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Literary usage of Imperiousness

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1. Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts: Including by John Heneage Jesse (1855)
"... Disagreements and final Separation—Notice of her weak Husband —Person of the Duchess—Her Extravagance, and Addiction to Play —Her imperiousness, ..."

2. Florentine History: From the Earliest Authentic Records to the Accession of by Henry Edward Napier (1847)
"... Holland with his demands—Claims of Louis XIV. and Farnese to Tuscany—England and Holland support Cosimo's views—Austria's imperiousness—Views ef France— ..."

3. Works: With Some Account of His Life and Sufferings by Joseph Hall (1837)
"The imperiousness of ill-used wealth. That wise Roman truly observed, that " many a one hath wealth, as we are wont to say, a man hath taken an ague ; when, ..."

4. Hellenica: A Collection of Essays on Greek Poetry, Philosophy, History, and by Evelyn Abbott (1880)
"Zeus represents the Present, with its exigencies, its imperiousness, and its force ; for the time he forgets the traditions and benefits of the Past, ..."

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