What does imperiousness mean?

imperiousness meaning in General Dictionary

The quality or state of being imperious arrogance haughtiness

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  • the characteristic of being imperious and overbearing

Sentence Examples with the word imperiousness

But the imperiousness showed itself in the more effectual form of action; in his sudden resolves, his invincible insistence, his recklessness of consequences to himself and his friends, his habitual assumption that the civilized world and all its units must agree with him, his indignant astonishment at the bare thought of dissent or resistance, his incapacity to believe that an overruling Providence would permit him to be frustrated or defeated.

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