Definition of authoritativeness in English:

authoritativeness

noun

  • See authoritative

    • ‘What he lacks in scholarly authoritativeness, he makes up for in readability: this is an enjoyable journey through the ups and downs of Machiavelli's life.’
    • ‘And finally, does authoritativeness necessarily imply repressive authority?’
    • ‘However, it also represents an important element in creating a sense of authoritativeness on the part of the ethnographer.’
    • ‘Parental support, warmth, and authoritativeness are also connected with positive outcomes in adolescents.’
    • ‘He has had no problem mastering the tone of authoritativeness.’

Pronunciation

authoritativeness

/ɔːˈθɒrɪtətɪvnəs/