Meaning of sententiously in English:


Pronunciation /sɛnˈtɛnʃəsli/

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See sententious

‘Norman Mailer, who crossed paths and swords with Miles at least once, wrote sententiously about trying to ‘capture the Prince of Truth in the act of switching a style.’’
  • ‘Faulks rather sententiously disclaims the practice of concluding a novel with a list of references ‘as though all art aspired to the condition of a student essay.’’
  • ‘They are political or philosophical, merrily inebriate or sententiously sober.’