- sententious (adj.)
- mid-15c., "full of meaning," from Middle French sententieux, from Latin sententiosus "full of meaning, pithy," from sententia "thought; expression of a thought" (see sentence (n.)). Meaning "addicted to pompous moralizing" first recorded 1590s. Related: Sententiously; sententiousness.
- 1. Generally his ideas were expressed in sententious phrase, spoken in low voice .
- 2. Generally his ideas were expressed in brief sententious phrase, spoken in low voice.
- 3. Too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation.
- 4. Instead, Big Ben's mellow voice came clear, sententious . Reassuring, over the air.
- 但恰恰相反, 通过无线电波从收音机里传出的是大本钟柔和圆润的钟声,那么清晰 、 威严, 给人以安慰和信心.
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