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See definition of magisterial on Dictionary.com
  • adj.authoritative
  • adj.domineering

synonyms for magisterial

  • autocratic
  • domineering
  • egotistic
  • imperious
  • masterful
  • pompous
  • authoritative
  • arrogant
  • august
  • bossy
  • dictatorial
  • dignified
  • dogmatic
  • highhanded
  • imperious
  • judicial
  • lofty
  • lordly
  • overbearing
  • pompous
  • stately
  • stuffy
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How to use magisterial in a sentence

Elba is always magisterial, and for years now, his fans have been floating his name as a candidate for the next James Bond.
IDRIS ELBA BRINGS A REGAL URBAN COWBOY TO LIFE IN CONCRETE COWBOYSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKAPRIL 2, 2021TIME
It is a picture of tragic grandeur, painted in sombre and magisterial colours on the fiery vault of hell.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Old Lecamus maintained his paternal and magisterial dignity; he observed his son and said little.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
During the difficult beginnings of a household I, perhaps, assumed a magisterial tone?
HONORINEHONORE DE BALZAC
Relinquishing his magisterial powers, necessity compelled him to return home before spring, accompanied by some of his people.
WILLIAM BRADFORD OF PLYMOUTHALBERT HALE PLUMB
Such was the man entrusted with more than magisterial power.
THE HISTORY OF TASMANIA , VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN WEST
And what a handle would it be for the opposition magisterial party if the story got abroad!
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
Ahone had a subordinate deity, magisterial in functions, "looking into all men's actions" and punishing the same, when evil.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
The gardener there was still engaged in his belated mowing, and Lady Ellington examined the cutter with a magisterial air.
THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
The stranger, just as the soup was being put on the table, got up, and with a magisterial tone of voice addressed the assembly.
BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME IIVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO MAGISTERIAL

  • absolute
  • autocratic
  • bossy
  • despotic
  • dogmatic
  • domineering
  • downright
  • flat out
  • high-handed
  • imperious
  • magisterial
  • monocratic
  • no ifs ands or buts
  • no joke
  • overbearing
  • peremptory
  • straight out
  • summary
  • tyrannical
  • tyrannous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.