Phonetic Spelling: sen-TEN-shuhs
Part(s) of Speech: adjective
- Abounding in pithy aphorisms or maxims: a sententious book.
- Given to excessive moralizing; self-righteous.
- Given to or using pithy sayings or maxims: a sententious poet.
- Of the nature of a maxim; pithy.
It was inconceivable that she was using the boring, sententious, contentious Shepherd for anything but a hollow…