peremptorinesses

peremptory

[puh-remp-tuh-ree, per-uhmp-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
1.
leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imperative: a peremptory command.
2.
imperious or dictatorial.
3.
positive or assertive in speech, tone, manner, etc.
4.
Law.
a.
that precludes or does not admit of debate, question, etc.: a peremptory edict.
b.
decisive or final.
c.
in which a command is absolute and unconditional: a peremptory writ.

Origin:
1505–15; < Latin peremptōrius final, decisive, literally, deadly, destructive (derivative of perimere to take away fully, destroy, slay), equivalent to per- per- + em-, base of emere to buy, orig. to take + -tōrius -tory1, with intrusive p

peremptorily, adverb
peremptoriness, noun
overperemptorily, adverb
overperemptorilyness, noun
overperemptory, adjective
unperemptorily, adverb
unperemptoriness, noun
unperemptory, adjective

peremptory, preemptive.


2. arbitrary, dogmatic, domineering.
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peremptory (pəˈrɛmptərɪ)
 
adj
1.  urgent or commanding: a peremptory ring on the bell
2.  not able to be remitted or debated; decisive
3.  positive or assured in speech, manner, etc; dogmatic
4.  law
 a.  admitting of no denial or contradiction; precluding debate
 b.  obligatory rather than permissive
 
[C16: from Anglo-Norman peremptorie, from Latin peremptōrius decisive, from perimere to take away completely, from per- (intensive) + emere to take]
 
per'emptorily
 
adv
 
per'emptoriness
 
n

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peremptory
"decisive," 1513, legal term, from Anglo-Fr. peremptorie, from M.Fr. peremtoire, from L. peremptorius "destructive, decisive, final," from peremptor "destroyer," from perimpere "destroy, cut off," from per- "away entirely, to destruction" + emere "to take" (see exempt). Of
persons or their words, "certain, assured, brooking no debate," 1586.
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