Synonyms for sententious

Synonyms for (adj) sententious

Synonyms: pithy, sententious

Definition: concise and full of meaning

Usage: welcomed her pithy comments; the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams- Hervey Allen

Similar words: concise

Definition: expressing much in few words

Usage: a concise explanation

Synonyms: sententious

Definition: abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing

Usage: too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation- Kathleen Barnes

Similar words: pretentious

Definition: making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction

Usage: a pretentious country house; a pretentious fraud; a pretentious scholarly edition

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