imperiousness : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the trait of being imperious and overbearing
- And for five-and-a-half years, the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers ruled from his office at the Dai-Ichi Life Insurance Building in central Tokyo with an imperiousness to .
- Although he was firm in upholding orthodoxy, in this and other cases, Dolan tended to respond without rancor or imperiousness.
- Or a certain imperiousness in Blanchett's playing, a certain dangerousness in Owen's.
- Rob Hirst in Sydney Morning Herald
Hirst described Turnbull as "a plummy brew of eloquence, imperiousness and un-humble pie, plus a kind of sighing, saturnine resignation that his job necessarily involves being constantly surrounded by cretins. Ah the bright man's burden! The lot of...
- Chita Rivera in Washington Post
Last night,Rivera says, "somebody heard a woman saying, 'Do you think she uses that cane because she needs it?' A diva's imperiousness takes over: Well, if they'd really looked at my curtain call, she could clearly see I do not need a cane,...