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,Addison.
2. Comprising or representing sentences; sentential.
[Obs.] "Sententious marks."
adv. -- Sen*ten"tious*ness,
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