Imperious in a sentence

Definition of Imperious

Domineering, arrogant, or overbearing. | Urgent. | (obsolete) Imperial or regal.

How to use Imperious in a Sentence?

  • And who was he that he should resent her imperious manner and refuse to do her bidding?
  • It was the angrily imperious summons of a lady who is disappointed in her hireling.
  • Here are thousands of dozens of oysters to satisfy the calls of the most imperious stomach!
  • There is only one hope left us: the immediate and imperious intervention of the neutral powers.
  • Luise still stood lost in thought, showing no sign that she had heard the imperious words.
  • The servants were disconcerted, and scarcely knew how to take her fluttery yet imperious orders.
  • If Dorothy became imperious and slightly dictatorial, it was not to be wondered at.
  • Now and then, when he looked at his bright-eyed, happy, imperious girl, his heart smote him.
  • He was amused and not a little mystified by this young heroine's silent imperious manners.
  • Such voices were uttered before the war, but they were drowned in the noise of sectional hatred and the imperious demands of slavery.
  • A little dark man was contending with a superb female of the most regally imperious beauty that he had ever seen or dreamed.
  • Hadji picked it up and was about to speak, when the commander, with an imperious gesture, showed him the boat which had brought him to the galley.
  • Life appears to us as a fatal law, an imperious force which all obey, as the result and the aim of the association of atoms.
  • The young girl chafed at his seeming neglect, and her imperious blood mounted into her cheeks; but he appeared unconscious of it.
  • Her life was one of constant labor and self-abnegation in behalf of a worthless, selfish, and imperious father.
  • The vital force, the sanity, the imperious appeal of the man before her had rolled back the cloud of fear which had all but closed over her head.
  • The imperious accuser, whose resources of precedent and argument seemed boundless, carried everything with a high hand.
  • Ever since her sixteenth year she has stood beneath the influence of her violent, imperious husband, and is now almost as timid as a child.
  • Immediately he called out to him, in a haughty, imperious tone, and threatened to trample him in the dirt, if he did not make way for him.
  • Her worry was not confined to this particular phase of Elsa's imperious moods; it was general.
  • You, and imperious men like you, denied to him the companionship of his brother officers, and his sensitive nature could not stand it.
  • The cavasses were considerably startled at these words, and, looking up at the imperious lady, began to see that she really meant what she said.
  • The face of the fair horsewoman he would never forget; the soft, imperious voice rang through his brain like the sound of evening bells.
  • All her poor little faults he remembered afterwards; her impatient ways, and imperious gestures, her hasty impulse and her innocent severity.
  • Meantime, Mary did not know just how to treat this imperious lonesome young man who came boldly into her household without apology or warning.

Short Example Sentence for Imperious

  • She waited with an imperious expression.
  • Glares the imperious mystery of the way.
  • Who imposes his imperious laws?
  • She confronted him with one of her imperious looks.
  • She pointed to the stairs with an imperious hand.
  • Sometimes, indeed, it is our imperious duty to do so.
  • There was no gainsaying the hearty, imperious old fellow.
  • How arbitrary, hot-tempered, and imperious he was!
  • Am I not merely obeying an imperious necessity?
  • The second of these obligations is no less imperious than the first.
  • It is an imperious necessity, an insatiable need of vengeance.
  • He jerked an imperious hand at Bowles, who answered him with a scowl.
  • Then a short, imperious demand: "The flags!
  • Will then imperious Reason dare Veut pénétrer la Profondeur!
  • The imperious power of the uncontrolled will was Jerry's always.

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