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synonyms for imperiousness

  • aloofness
  • chutzpah
  • disdain
  • ego
  • egotism
  • hubris
  • pretension
  • pride
  • smugness
  • vanity
  • airs
  • audacity
  • bluster
  • braggadocio
  • brass
  • cheek
  • conceit
  • conceitedness
  • contemptuousness
  • crust
  • disdainfulness
  • gall
  • haughtiness
  • hauteur
  • high-handedness
  • insolence
  • loftiness
  • nerve
  • ostentation
  • pomposity
  • pompousness
  • presumption
  • pretentiousness
  • priggishness
  • self-importance
  • self-love
  • superciliousness
  • swagger
  • overbearance
  • scornfulness

antonyms for imperiousness

MOST RELEVANT
  • humility
  • modesty
  • carefulness
  • caution
  • meekness
  • shyness
  • timidity
  • servility
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    How to use imperiousness in a sentence

    She held herself well, and there was something that suggested quiet imperiousness in her attitude and expression.
    THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
    Her imperiousness changed as the tremendous portent of her words seemed to make Las Vegas a blank, stone image of a man.
    THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
    Again the words, with their brief, irresistible imperiousness, thrill my lazy soul.
    THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
    But celestial imperiousness, love, wrath, and fervour had proved to be somewhat thrown away on netherward Egdon.
    RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
    Dinah was a girl that wud ha' taken the imperiousness out av the Duchess av Clonmel in those days.
    SOLDIER STORIESRUDYARD KIPLING
    But we can detect no trace of that proud personal ambition and imperiousness often ascribed to him.
    THE JESUITS, 1534-1921THOMAS J. CAMPBELL
    Stern principle alone enabled him to keep his native imperiousness within proper bounds.
    THOMAS JEFFERSONEDWARD S. ELLIS ET. AL.
    I can give no idea of the proud imperiousness and the impression of injury with which my husband told his brutal story.
    THE WOMAN THOU GAVEST MEHALL CAINE
    It broke his spirit with his health; and then the steadfast imperiousness of Lucretia's stern will ruled and subjugated him.
    LUCRETIA, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
    "Please sit down again, Mr. Baxter," repeated the voice, with a touch of imperiousness that there was no resisting.
    THE NECROMANCERSROBERT HUGH BENSON
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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