2. Noun. One who imposes a rule. ¹
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Definition of Imponent
1. someone who imposes an obligation [n -S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Imponent
Literary usage of Imponent
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Prolegomena to Ethics by Thomas Hill Green (1906)
"Moral duties would still be associated with the imagination of an imponent authority, whose injunctions they would be supposed to be, though the authority ..."
2. Works of Thomas Hill Green by Thomas Hill Green (1906)
"... so to the grown man his moral obligations are asa rule so inseparably associated with some external imponent, a prophet, a priest, a king, ..."
3. Divine Personality and Human Life: Being the Gifford Lectures Delivered in by Clement Charles Julian Webb (1920)
"'4 We have already noted that the difficulty here pointed out of identifying the subject and the imponent of the Moral Law had not escaped Kant; ..."
4. Publii Virgilii Maronis Opera: Or, The Works of Virgil. With Copious Notes ...by Virgil, Joab Goldsmith Cooper by Virgil, Joab Goldsmith Cooper (1827)
"... a name of Mars, agreeing with Romulus, who is said to have been the son of that god. 774. imponent : in the sense of ..."