Definitions for magisterially
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mag•is•te•ri•alˌmædʒ əˈstɪər i əl(adj.)
of, pertaining to, or befitting a master; authoritative.
a magisterial tone.
of, pertaining to, or befitting a magistrate or the office or rank of a magistrate.
Origin of magisterial:
1625–35; < LL magisteriālis; see magisterium, -al1
dictatorially, autocratically, magisterially(adverb)
in an overbearingly domineering manner; as a dictator
"this manager acts dictatorially toward his colleagues"
in an authoritative and magisterial manner
"she spoke authoritatively"
In a magisterial manner; authoritatively.
in a magisterial manner
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