Definition of SENTENTIOUS


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing; "too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation"- Kathleen Barnes ;

  • 2. (

    ) concise and full of meaning; "welcomed her pithy comments"; "the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen ;

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