Definitions for (adjective) sententious

Main entry: pithy, sententious

Definition: concise and full of meaning

Usage: welcomed her pithy comments; the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams- Hervey Allen


Main entry: sententious

Definition: abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing

Usage: too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation- Kathleen Barnes