Synonyms for magisterial

Synonyms for (adjective) magisterial

Synonyms: magisterial, grand, imposing, distinguished

Definition: used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person

Usage: his distinguished bearing; the monarch's imposing presence; she reigned in magisterial beauty

Similar words: dignified

Definition: having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance

Usage: her dignified demeanor; the director of the school was a dignified white-haired gentleman


Synonyms: peremptory, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, bossy, autocratic

Definition: offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power

Usage: 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

Similar words: domineering

Definition: tending to domineer