Antonyms of adj peremptory

3 senses of peremptory

Sense 1
autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptory -- (offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power; "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")

INDIRECT (VIA domineering) -> submissive -- (inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination; "submissive servants"; "a submissive reply"; "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people")

Sense 2
peremptory -- (not allowing contradiction or refusal; "spoke in peremptory tones"; "peremptory commands")

INDIRECT (VIA imperative) -> beseeching, pleading, imploring -- (begging)

Sense 3
peremptory -- (putting an end to all debate or action; "a peremptory decree")

INDIRECT (VIA decisive) -> indecisive -- (not definitely settling something; "a long and indecisive war")

Similarity of adj peremptory

3 senses of peremptory

Sense 1
autocratic, bossy, dominating, high-and-mighty, magisterial, peremptory -- (offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power; "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")
       => domineering (vs. submissive) -- (tending to domineer)

Sense 2
peremptory -- (not allowing contradiction or refusal; "spoke in peremptory tones"; "peremptory commands")
       => imperative (vs. beseeching) -- (requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative")

Sense 3
peremptory -- (putting an end to all debate or action; "a peremptory decree")
       => decisive (vs. indecisive) -- (determining or having the power to determine an outcome; "cast the decisive vote"; "two factors had a decisive influence")

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