The state or condition of being sententious.(noun)
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Use "sententiousness" in a sentence
"And, lateish, Craik, who improves in sententiousness and that universal forgiveness which springs from universal understanding."
"It's easy to make fun of all this sententiousness, which is compounded by the movie's 133-minute length, or to forget what a formidable actress Ms. Roberts can be with the right material."
"Were the people who made this film—among them the writer and first-time director George Nolfi—governed by such unseen forces as knee-jerk sententiousness, studio imperatives, marketing experts and focus groups?"