Sen*ten"tious (?), a.[L. sentenciosus: cf. F. sentencieux.]
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,
Comprising or representing sentences; sentential.
--- Sen*ten"tious*ly, adv. -- Sen*ten"tious*ness, n.
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