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sententious (adj.)

mid-15c., sentencious, "full of meaning," from Latin sententiosus "full of meaning, pithy," from sententia "thought; expression of a thought" (see sentence (n.)). Meaning "addicted to pompous moralizing" first recorded 1590s. Related: Sententiously; sententiousness.

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Definitions of sententious from WordNet

sententious (adj.)
abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing; "too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation"- Kathleen Barnes;
sententious (adj.)
concise and full of meaning; "the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen;
Synonyms: pithy
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