disdainful, haughty, imperious, lordly, overbearing, prideful, sniffy, supercilious, swaggering(adj)
having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
"some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
Domineering, arrogant, or overbearing.
Imperial or regal.
Origin: From imperiosus, from imperium
commanding; ascendant; imperial; lordly; majestic
haughly; arrogant; overbearing; as, an imperious tyrant; an imperious manner
imperative; urgent; compelling
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
im-pē′ri-us, adj. assuming command: haughty: tyrannical: authoritative: (obs.) imperial.—adv. Impē′riously.—n. Impē′riousness. [L. imperiosus.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
From Eng. _imp_, devil and _aerial_, airy. Airy as the devil.
Adjective used for people who are dominating or arrogant.
His imperious ways of handling clients made him lose the job.
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The numerical value of imperious in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of imperious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of imperious in a Sentence
Few of us have vitality enough to make any of our instincts imperious.
Imperious, choleric, irascible, extreme in everything, with a dissolute imagination the like of which has never been seen, atheistic to the point of fanaticism, there you have me in a nutshell, and kill me again or take me as I am, for I shall not change.
U.S. data has remained on the weak side, despite tightness in the labour market. This allows the FOMC (Fed) to remove the patience language and remain dovish in the statement tomorrow, that so much discussion around the economy is still warranted whilst equity price performance marches on toward imperious new highs is clear evidence that assets are out- performing underlying economics.
The Femlin’s this spontaneous, spunky, smart, mischievous, tiny little woman who sticks The Femlin in between places, the Femlin’s the life of the party … The Femlin has all of these wonderful characteristics, but The Femlin’s also imperious to society’s beliefs and restrictions. They do n’t apply to The Femlin … Society’s restrictions do n’t apply to any of us at all. We need to show society that women as a whole, we are imperious to those restrictions. That’s what The Femlin stands for. Even though I ’m on the cover, it’s me, but I ’m The Femlin. I am portraying what The Femlin stands for … It’s a homage to The Femlin and how Hugh Hefner in 2017 viewed women in society.
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- imperiósCatalan, Valencian
- königlich, majestätisch, herrischGerman
- käskevä, kopea, ylimielinenFinnish
- imperioso, imperialPortuguese
- нача́льственный, короле́вский, вла́стный, повели́тельный, импе́рский, ца́рственныйRussian
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