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imperious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word imperious

(adj) having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
Example Sentence
  • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
  • haughty aristocrats
  • his lordly manners were offensive
  • walked with a prideful swagger
  • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
  • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
  • a more swaggering mood than usual

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for imperious

imperial(emperor) imperial army wil be alway have "ghamand" so they aare arrogant,overpower
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by yokel

I+M+PERIOUS(pari jaisi)....jo ladkiya sochti hain ki wo pari jaisi hain, wo ladkiya arrogant and domineering hoti hain.....
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by nileshdive

remember imperious curse in harry potter!!it is used to command others to do something!!
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by shrapnel

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by dshefman

every morning PERI-pona us. somwsuperior always expects lowers should bent in front of him
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by krazykunzi

pari to god:"though I M an indian PARI still i am going TO THE US.."; GOD TO PARI:"NOW THATS BEING IMPERVIOUS.."...:)
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by verbal800

sounds impervious >>> which means not affected by something, such people are unaffected by other people's emotions and are arrogant.
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by RajeshBorkar

Read imperious as = I'm + (all) empires. (statement alone is arrogant and domineering)
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by Walkingdictionary

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