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sententious

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1 marked by or given to preaching moral values
  • a sententious crank who has written countless letters to the editor about the decline in family values

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2 marked by the use of few words to convey much information or meaning
  • memoirs that are filled with sententious observations on love, marriage, and happiness

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“Sententious.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sententious. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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