Synonyms of sententious in English:

sententious

adjective

  • 1 her later works are sometimes diffuse and sententious
    moralistic, moralizing, sanctimonious, self-righteous, pietistic, pious, priggish, judgmental; pompous, pontifical, self-important
    informal preachy
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