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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Concise, pithy; abounding with maxims and proverbs.

Usage examples (34)
  • Politics is largely governed by sententious platitudes which are devoid of truth.
  • Too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation
  • Adjective : a sententious book. ,a sententious poet
  • The Alto was a grave, learned, and sententious man. for more
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