Part of speech:
Having or showing great pride in oneself and disdain, contempt, or scorn for others; proud; arrogant; supercilious
The definition of authoritative is someone or something having power, influence or the right to control and make decisions.
Overwhelming in power or significance; predominant:
Dominating, as by magnitude or position:
Calling for immediate attention; urgent
Extremely important or essential:
The definition of imperative is something that has authority or is absolutely necessary.
The definition of powerful is having a lot of strength, authority or force.
Vital to the resolution of a crisis or the determination of an outcome:
Full of or due to unwarranted pride and self-importance; overbearing; haughty
Of or like a despot; autocratic; tyrannical
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a dictator or dictatorship; autocratic.
Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a master or teacher; authoritative:
Difficult to cope with; causing hardship or depressed spirits:
Not requiring that any cause be shown
The definition of important is having great significance or consequence.
Of or suited to a tyrant; arbitrary; despotic
Lacking in vigour or expression.
Of or suitable to a slave or servant.
Having or showing a consciousness of one's defects or shortcomings; not overly proud; not self-assertive; modest
Tending to impose one's demands upon others as if one was an authority.
Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
Having reached the other side; having got across
The definition of disdainful is rejecting something with contempt or because it is beneath you.
Disposed to showing arrogance or contempt; haughty.
(comparative more swaggering, superlative most swaggering)
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