sententia

noun
sen·​ten·​tia | \ sen-ˈten(t)-sh(ē-)ə How to pronounce sententia (audio) \
plural sententiae\ sen-​ˈten(t)-​shē-​ˌē How to pronounce sententiae (audio) \

Definition of sententia

: aphorism usually used in plural

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Examples of sententia in a Sentence

a handbook of sententiae and advice for those about to enter the state of matrimony

First Known Use of sententia

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sententia

Latin, literally, feeling, opinion

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The first known use of sententia was in 1917

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“Sententia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sententia. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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