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Definitions of sententious:
  • adjective:   abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing
    Example: "Too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation- Kathleen Barnes"
  • adjective:   concise and full of meaning
    Example: "The peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams- Hervey Allen"

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