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Definition of "imperiousness" [im•pe•ri•ous•ness]

  • The quality of being imperious; arrogance; haughtiness; urgency. (noun)

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Use "imperiousness" in a sentence
  • "By the end, however, nobody cared about what subliminal image of alleged "imperiousness" would be telegraphed by the prop columns in the background or the CNN-initiated (not the Obama campaign's) Sky-cam overhead."
  • "He would have been confounded and wounded by the knowledge that some people, including Maddy, suspected that a vein of self-righteousness ran beneath the surface of his public persona, an imperiousness disguised by his elaborate courteousness but hinted at by his detached formality."
  • "Ms. Lambert might be forgiven for some, if not all, of her imperiousness."