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  • n. The quality of being peremptory

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being peremptory; positiveness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Peremptory, authoritative, or dogmatic character: positiveness; absoluteness; dogmatism: as, the peremptoriness of a command or of a creed.


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  • He never exceeded in peremptoriness, nor in petting.

    Chapter 1

  • Then the faithful Sam revived his suit with some peremptoriness.

    Life's Little Ironies

  • She put her hand to my mouth — No peremptoriness, Clary

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • So, Clary, said my mother, I am returned in a temper accordingly: and I hope you will not again, by your peremptoriness, shew me how I ought to treat you.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Perhaps the peremptoriness of my words had offended him; it grieves me to think it possible.

    A Changed Man

  • We live in a world which, with ever more peremptoriness, require an eye pure and precise, void of impurities as prejudices, partisanship or chauvinism, preconceived ideas and creeds or a priori — all beams that prevent us from seeing the manifolds truths of Life and Spirit.

    Leonardo da Vinci, Nietzsche, Sri Aurobindo and the Mother

  • She looked into the camera and, with the peremptoriness of royalty, said, And to you, Mrs. Dee, I have two words for you.

    Melanie Marquez jokes

  • She wore Jim down, not merely with the peremptoriness of her appetites but simply with a force of personality that seemed to operate constantly.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • There was a note of ill-humoured peremptoriness in the sound of his voice.


  • Would they not, with considerable peremptoriness, desire these intrusively pious members of society to mind their own business?

    On Liberty

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