- imperious (adj.)
- 1540s, from Latin imperiosus "commanding, mighty, powerful," from imperium "empire, command" (see empire). Related: Imperiously.
- 1. From across the desk she gave him a witheringly imperious look.
- 2. All his imperious orders were obeyed.
- 3. The old nun was as imperious as ever , but visibly thawed when she saw the children.
- 4. A person , who is imperious and tries to gloss over his fault, is bound to suffer in the end.
- 5. Her attitude is imperious at times.
[ imperious 造句 ]