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dictatorialness

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  • n. The state or quality of being dictatorial.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or state of being dictatorial.

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Examples

  • Moreover, not only towards the Jews, but towards all Oriental peoples with whom we English come in contact, a spirit of arrogance and contemptuous dictatorialness is observable which has become a national disgrace to us.

    The Social Disability of the Jew

  • “Money has been offered me and — Read! read!” he urged, with an unconscious dictatorialness, as Oswald paused in his task.

    Initials Only

  • The same dictatorialness and sharp tongue; the same thinly-veiled insolence to Duncan; the same swift smiles from his entrancing lips -- thank Heaven undisfigured by any moustache -- to myself; the same unalterable gentleness to Janet.

    The Argosy Vol. 51, No. 5, May, 1891

  • The intolerance, dictatorialness, and conservatism of crowds.

    The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind

  • But to-night she seemed to take a freakish pleasure in letting him see that there was much of the old Ann still left in her: the frank conceit of her; the amazing self-opinionatedness of her; the waywardness, the wilfulness, the unreasonableness of her; the general uppishness and dictatorialness of her; the contradictoriness and flat impertinence of her; the swift temper and exasperating tongue of her.

    The Fawn Gloves

  • "Money has been offered me and -- Read! read!" he urged, with an unconscious dictatorialness, as Oswald paused in his task.

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