Part of speech:
Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
Having or showing a consciousness of one's defects or shortcomings; not overly proud; not self-assertive; modest
Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
Having effect or power
Having command; controlling.
Arrogantly domineering or overbearing.
Expressing a command or plea; peremptory:
Authoritative is defined as someone who knows a great deal about a certain subject and who is generally considered an expert.
Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent.
Of or like a despot; autocratic; tyrannical
The definition of demonstrative is someone who is prone to showing affection or emotion, or something that serves as a demonstration or as conclusive evidence and proof.
Inclined to bold or confident assertion; aggressively self-assured.
Aggressive is defined as bold and assertive.
Having or showing a tendency to submit without resistance; docile; yielding
Inclined to use force
The definition of principal is the first or highest in importance.
The definition of powerful is having a lot of strength, authority or force.
Surpassing or controlling.
Having dominant or controlling power or influence:
Most important or significant; main; principal
Having control over a person or thing.
Standing high by comparison with others, as in rank or achievement; renowned; exalted; distinguished
The definition of foremost is something most important, highest ranking or most relevant.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a master or teacher; authoritative:
Controlling all other parts of a mechanism:
1870, Carl Schurz, George H. Thomas Eulogy
Highest in rank, power, or authority:
The definition of preeminent is someone who is distinguished in some way or who surpasses and exceeds the accomplishments of others.
Having superior force, importance, or influence:
Generally current; widespread:
The definition of primary is something that is the most important, among the most important, something that comes early in development or that is original and not derived from something else.
Power assigned to another; authorization:
Control or power over another or others.
Sovereignty is authority to govern a state or a state that is self governing.
Supremacy is domination or superiority or in control of all others.
To enjoy a commanding, controlling position in:
To gain by the use of force or coercion:
To make timid; fill with fear:
Low or lower in quality, value, or estimation:
(Gram.) Having the function of a noun, adjective, or adverb within a sentence
Possessing some quality, or having been subject to some operation (as substitution), in the second degree; as, a secondary salt, a secondary amine, etc. Compare primary.
Behaving, dressing, speaking, etc. in a way that is considered proper or decorous; decent
Relating to the form of a gene that is not expressed as a trait in an individual unless two such genes are inherited, one from each parent. In an organism having two different genes for a trait, the recessive form is overpowered by its counterpart, or dominant, form located on the other of a pair of chromosomes. In humans, lack of dimples is a recessive trait, while the presence of dimples is dominant.
Currently ruling or holding a position.
Acting or capable of acting as a master or leader, especially in being domineering or imperious:
Greatest in importance, degree, significance, character, or achievement.
Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
The definition of important is having great significance or consequence.
The action of inheriting something:
Abundant or numerous.
an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
Less than or only partly dominant
The third tone in a diatonic musical scale, determining the major or minor quality of the tonic chord.
(Music) The second tone of a diatonic scale, next above the tonic
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