Definition of Sententiousness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being sententious. ¹



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Definition of Sententiousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sententiousness

sentencewise
sentencing
sentencings
sententia
sententiae
sentential
sentential function
sententiality
sententially
sententiaries
sententiary
sententiosities
sententiosity
sententious
sententiously
sententiousness (current term)
senteries
sentery
sentest
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sentics
sentience
sentiences
sentiencies
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sentiently
sentients
sentiment

Literary usage of Sententiousness

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1. The Round Table: Northcote's Conversations. Characteristics by William Hazlitt (1881)
"Neither was Lord Byron a philosopher, with all his sententiousness and force of expression. Probably one ought not to expect the two things together; ..."

2. The Art of Discourse: A System of Rhetoric, Adapted for Use in Colleges and by Henry Noble Day (1872)
"... Aposiopesis and sententiousness. 346. INVERSION is a figure in which the arrangement of the parts of a sentence is changed from the usual syntactical ..."

3. Wild Wales: Its People, Language, and Scenery by George Henry Borrow (1901)
"... Distressing — sententiousness.—Way to Pay Bills. I PROCEEDED on my way in high spirits indeed, having now seen not only the tomb of the Tudors, ..."

4. Wild Wales: Its People, Language, and Scenery by George Henry Borrow (1900)
"... Inn at L The Handmaid—The Decanter—Religious Gentleman—Truly Distressing—sententiousness—Way to Pay Bills. I PROCEEDED on my way in high spirits indeed, ..."

5. Wild Wales: Its People, Language, and Scenery by George Henry Borrow (1907)
"... at L The Handmaid—The Decanter—Religious Gentleman—Truly Distressing—sententiousness —Way to Pay Bills. I PROCEEDED on my way in high spirits indeed, ..."

6. The Life of the Rt. Hon. George Canning by Robert Bell (1846)
"... insisting with overwhelming sententiousness upon the doctrine of appearances, while great offenses, too mighty for ridicule, are suffered to stalk ..."

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