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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sen·ten·tious a.
 1. Abounding with sentences, axioms, and maxims; full of meaning; terse and energetic in expression; pithy; as, a sententious style or discourse; sententious truth.
 How he apes his sire,
 Ambitiously sententious!   --Addison.
 2. Comprising or representing sentences; sentential. [Obs.] Sententious marks.”
 -- Sen*ten*tious*ly, adv. -- Sen*ten*tious*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : in a pithy sententious manner; "she expressed herself
            pithily" [syn: pithy]