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- n. The state or quality of being dictatorial.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality or state of being dictatorial.
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Moreover, not only towards the Jews, but towards all Oriental peoples with whom we English come in contact, a spirit of arrogance and contemptuous dictatorialness is observable which has become a national disgrace to us.
“Money has been offered me and — Read! read!” he urged, with an unconscious dictatorialness, as Oswald paused in his task.
The same dictatorialness and sharp tongue; the same thinly-veiled insolence to Duncan; the same swift smiles from his entrancing lips -- thank Heaven undisfigured by any moustache -- to myself; the same unalterable gentleness to Janet.
The intolerance, dictatorialness, and conservatism of crowds.
But to-night she seemed to take a freakish pleasure in letting him see that there was much of the old Ann still left in her: the frank conceit of her; the amazing self-opinionatedness of her; the waywardness, the wilfulness, the unreasonableness of her; the general uppishness and dictatorialness of her; the contradictoriness and flat impertinence of her; the swift temper and exasperating tongue of her.
"Money has been offered me and -- Read! read!" he urged, with an unconscious dictatorialness, as Oswald paused in his task.