Part of speech:
Overwhelming in power or significance; predominant:
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.
Calling for immediate attention; urgent
Dominating, as by magnitude or position:
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
Having reached the other side; having got across
Extremely important or essential:
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.
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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