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noun as in assumption

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Eventually, that imperiousness helped to alienate her own party, which forced her to step down in 1990.

There is an imperiousness about Romney that comes across when he is challenged.

She held herself well, and there was something that suggested quiet imperiousness in her attitude and expression.

Her imperiousness changed as the tremendous portent of her words seemed to make Las Vegas a blank, stone image of a man.

Again the words, with their brief, irresistible imperiousness, thrill my lazy soul.

But celestial imperiousness, love, wrath, and fervour had proved to be somewhat thrown away on netherward Egdon.

Dinah was a girl that wud ha' taken the imperiousness out av the Duchess av Clonmel in those days.


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On this page you'll find 406 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to imperiousness, such as: aloofness, chutzpah, disdain, ego, egotism, and hubris.

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