The act of imposing, laying on, affixing, enjoining, inflicting, obtruding, and the like. (noun)
That which is imposed, levied, or enjoined. (noun)
An excessive, arbitrary, or unlawful exaction; hence, a trick or deception put or laid on others. (noun)
Arrangement of a printed productâ€™s pages on the printer's sheet so as to have the pages in proper order in the final product. (noun)
A practice of laying hands on a person in a religious ceremony; used e.g. in confirmation and ordination. (noun)
A task imposed on a student as punishment. (noun)
Examples of word imposition
It's hard to argue the contrary, even if the imposition is a complex one, involving peer pressure, advertising, the community, male-biased cultural values and so on.
"That is what we have rejected," Kissinger explains: "That is what we call the imposition, under the thinnest veneer, of a Communist government."
Dr. Johnson shewed, that 'what he called imposition, was only a voluntary declaration of agreement in certain articles of faith, which a church has a right to require, just as any other society can insist on certain rules being observed by its members.
Under the Tea Party interpretation that the Tenth limits the federal government in imposition of post ratification law, the Tenth is, logically, self nullifying.
Or are they hypocrites who want to impose their idea of â€œjusticeâ€ only when the imposition is on some other citizen they consider stupid or racist or retarded?