Definition of Peremptory
Peremptory
per·emp·to·ry


Definition/Meaning
(adjective)
assertive or dictatorial in tone;

e.g. Her peremptory commands were not warranted, especially because of her lack of authority.

(adjective)
insisting on obedience or urgency;

e.g. She made a peremptory request that her son be attended to in the emergency room as he was unconscious.

(adjective)
ending with no opportunity for debate, denial or refusal;

e.g. This is the peremptory order of the court, we cannot debate or refuse it.




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