Definition of sententiously in English:

sententiously

adverb

  • See sententious

    • ‘Faulks rather sententiously disclaims the practice of concluding a novel with a list of references ‘as though all art aspired to the condition of a student essay.’’
    • ‘They are political or philosophical, merrily inebriate or sententiously sober.’
    • ‘Norman Mailer, who crossed paths and swords with Miles at least once, wrote sententiously about trying to ‘capture the Prince of Truth in the act of switching a style.’’

Pronunciation

sententiously

/sɛnˈtɛnʃəsli/