Imperious vs Imperiousness - What's the difference?
As an adjective imperious
is domineering, arrogant, or overbearing.
As a noun imperiousness is
the quality of being imperious; arrogance; haughtiness; urgency.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Domineering, arrogant, or overbearing.
* 1866 – , translated by C. J. Hogarth
* 1891 –
- ...she glanced about her in an imperious , challenging sort of way, with looks and gestures that clearly were unstudied.
(obsolete) Imperial or regal.
* 1895 –
- Circumstances of an imperious nature, which it is unnecessary to relate here, had prevented him from taking service with that gallant army which had fought the disastrous campaigns ending with the fall of Corinth.
- She was quick, beautiful, imperious , while he was quiet, slow, and misty.
* (domineering) authoritarian, bossy, dictatorial, domineering, overbearing
The quality of being imperious; arrogance; haughtiness; urgency.