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From Latin sententiōsus, from sententia (opinion, purpose).

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sententious (comparative more sententious, superlative most sententious)

  1. (obsolete) Full of meaning.
  2. Using as few words as possible; pithy and concise.
  3. Tending to use aphorisms or maxims, especially given to trite moralizing.

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