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sententiously


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sententious  \Sen*ten"tious\,  a.[L.  sentenciosus:  cf  F. 
  sentencieux.] 
  1.  Abounding  with  sentences,  axioms,  and  maxims;  full  of 
  meaning;  terse  and  energetic  in  expression;  pithy;  as  a 
  sententious  style  or  discourse;  sententious  truth. 
 
  How  he  apes  his  sire,  Ambitiously  sententious! 
  --Addison. 
 
  2.  Comprising  or  representing  sentences;  sentential.  [Obs.] 
  ``Sententious  marks.''  --Grew.  ---  {Sen*ten"tious*ly}, 
  adv  --  {Sen*ten"tious*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sententiously 
  adv  :  in  a  pithy  sententious  manner;  "she  expressed  herself 
  pithily"  [syn:  {pithy}] 




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