HyperDic: magisterial

English > 3 senses of the word magisterial:
ADJECTIVEpertmagisterialof or relating to a magistrate
allmagisterial, autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, peremptoryoffensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
allmagisterial, distinguished, grand, imposingused of a person's appearance or behavior
magisterial > pronunciation
Soundsmae.jhihstiy'riyahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > magisterial: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to a magistrate.
Example"official magisterial functions"
Spanishmagisterial
Nounsmagistratea lay judge or civil authority who administers the law (especially one who conducts a court dealing with minor offenses)
English > magisterial: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningoffensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power.
Example "managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way"
Synonymsautocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, peremptory
Broaderdomineeringtending to domineer
Spanishautocrático, mandón, perentorio
Catalanautocràtic, manaire, peremptori
English > magisterial: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningUsed of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person.
Example "she reigned in magisterial beauty"
Synonymsdistinguished, grand, imposing
BroaderdignifiedHaving or expressing dignity
Spanishdistinguido, imponente, magistral
Catalandistingit
Adverbsmagisteriallyin an authoritative and magisterial manner

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