Definition of Peremptoriness:
imperiousness, assumption, lordliness, pretentiousness, pretension, pretense, haughtiness, presumptuousness, self-consequence, consequence, bumptiousness, loftiness, superciliousness, huffiness, superiority, pomposity, self-importance, toploftiness, hauteur, high horse, masterfulness, pompousness.
But his summons of Mr. Farraday failed in peremptoriness, for that big, bonny gentleman nodded to him, then stood in the wing to catch Miss Lindsey in his arms and bear her away to immediate nourishment.- "Blue-grass and Broadway", Maria Thompson Daviess.
In the midst of it the fall of temperature, which came with the sunset, touched them, and Marsham sprang up with the peremptoriness of a new relationship, insisting that he must take her home out of the chilly dusk.- "The Testing of Diana Mallory", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- "The Doctor's Family", Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant.