commanding presence

Definition of commanding presence

  1. :  a manner which attracts attention He has a commanding presence when he speaks.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  drawing attention or priority

    :  difficult to overcome

  1. :  the fact or condition of being present (see 3present)

    :  the part of space within one's immediate vicinity

    :  the neighborhood of one of superior especially royal rank

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