sententia

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noun sen·ten·tia \ sen-ˈten(t)-sh(ē-)ə \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of sententia

plural sententiae play \sen-ˈten(t)-shē-ˌē\
:aphorism usually used in plural

Examples of sententia in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of sententia

Latin, literally, feeling, opinion


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