Meaning of magisterial
Pronunciation: (maj"u-stēr'ē-ul), [key]
- of, pertaining to, or befitting a master; authoritative; weighty; of importance or consequence: a magisterial pronouncement by the director of the board.
- imperious; domineering: a magisterial tone of command.
- of or befitting a magistrate or the office of a magistrate: The judge spoke with magisterial gravity.
- of the rank of a magistrate: magisterial standing.
- magisterial (Thesaurus)