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peremptory (adj) expecting to be obeyed without question.

A person's manner or behavior is peremptory if they expect others to obey them immediately and unquestioningly. Peremptory behavior is impolite or arrogant behavior. To be peremptory is to be commanding.

  • A lack of manners is revealed in his peremptory behavior. He expects others to obey him, and passes commands even when dealing with elderly people.
  • He was pampered by his parents and that led to his growing into a peremptory young man. He is quite arrogant and orders others about.
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