Sententiosity Sen*ten`ti*os"i*ty, n. The quality or state of being sententious. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • sententious — sententiously, adv. sententiousness, sententiosity /sen ten shee os i tee/, n. /sen ten sheuhs/, adj. 1. abounding in pithy aphorisms or maxims: a sententious book. 2. given to excessive moralizing; self righteous. 3. given to or using pithy… …   Universalium

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