There is an imperiousness about Romney that comes across when he is challenged.
Eventually, that imperiousness helped to alienate her own party, which forced her to step down in 1990.
"I must stand," said Cynthia, with a touch of imperiousness.
There was an imperiousness in the lawyer's tone which was almost irresistible.
And her foot beat with an imperiousness almost comical from one with such a broken countenance.
A life of indolence and luxury had bred a certain air of imperiousness in her.
She spoke almost abruptly, and with a touch of imperiousness that suddenly recalled to me where I had seen those eyes before.
And her eyes searched his with a certain boldness and imperiousness of gaze.
imperiousness seems to be the term appropriate to Lear's conduct in the first scene.
I may, perhaps, be producing an unfair impression of imperiousness and insolence.