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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Able to deal authoritatively with affairs.

Usage examples (40)
  • Those who are surly and imperious to their inferiors, are generally humble, flattering, and cringing to their superiors.
  • Britain - for taking an "imperious" attitude toward Zimbabwe by dictating how the government in Harare should behave.
  • Now she looked into his eyes with a kind of imperious reasonableness.
  • Dismissed the matter with an imperious wave of her hand for more
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