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Definition of "sententiousness" [sententiousness]

  • The state or condition of being sententious. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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?"