Simple Definition of sententious
: having or expessing strong opinions about what people should and should not do
Examples of sententious
a smug and sententious writer
<a sententious crank who has written countless letters to the editor about the decline in family values>
Origin of sententious
Middle English, full of meaning, from Latin sententiosus, from sententia sentence, maxim
First Known Use: 1509
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