peremptory definition

  • adjective:
    • placing an-end to all discussion or action: a peremptory decree.
    • Not permitting contradiction or refusal; imperative: The officer granted peremptory instructions.
    • getting the nature of or revealing a command; immediate: The instructor spoke in a peremptory tone.
    • Offensively self-assured; dictatorial: a swaggering, peremptory manner.
    • Precluding discussion or expostulation; perhaps not admitting of question or charm; positive; absolute; definitive; conclusive; final.
    • Positive in opinion or view; decided; dictatorial; dogmatical.
    • Firmly determined; unawed.
    • maybe not allowing contradiction or refusal
    • placing an-end to all the debate or action
    • offensively self-assured or provided to exercising generally unwarranted energy
  • others:
    • That precludes or will not acknowledge of discussion, question, or expostulation; therefore, express; authoritative; positive; absolute: since, a, peremptory command or telephone call.
    • In law, final; determinate; absolute and unconditional: since, a peremptory action or exception.
    • completely dealt with; resolute; determined; positive in viewpoint or view; dogmatic: said of individuals.
    • Positively decided upon; that favorably needs to be done, etc.
    • Synonyms and Authoritative, Dogmatic, etc. See magisterial.
    • Express, absolute, imperative, categorical.
    • Unquestionably; positively.
  • noun:
    • A peremptory purchase.

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