- [noun] a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior
Synonyms: mood, jussive mood
- [noun] some duty that is essential and urgent
- [adjective] requiring attention or action; "as nuclear weapons proliferate, preventing war becomes imperative"; "requests that grew more and more imperative"
- [adjective] relating to verbs in the imperative mood
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