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Overview of adj magisterial

The adj magisterial has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. magisterial

(of or relating to a magistrate; "official magisterial functions")

2. autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptory

(offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power; "an autocratic person"; "autocratic behavior"; "a bossy way of ordering others around"; "a rather aggressive and dominating character"; "managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way"; "a swaggering peremptory manner")

3. distinguished, grand, imposing, magisterial

(used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person; "his distinguished bearing"; "the monarch's imposing presence"; "she reigned in magisterial beauty") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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