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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.
Then the faithful Sam revived his suit with some peremptoriness.
She put her hand to my mouth — No peremptoriness, Clary
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.
Perhaps the peremptoriness of my words had offended him; it grieves me to think it possible.
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.
She looked into the camera and, with the peremptoriness of royalty, said, And to you, Mrs. Dee, I have two words for you.
She wore Jim down, not merely with the peremptoriness of her appetites but simply with a force of personality that seemed to operate constantly.
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?