Sententious in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Sententious

using few words, often in a preachy manner

Examples of Sententious in a sentence

Because the minister was in a hurry to get home to watch the football game, he gave a sententious sermon about the importance of valuing time.  πŸ”Š

The talk show host offended many audience members when he made sententious comments criticizing their beliefs.  πŸ”Š

Since Cara believes she is better than everyone else, she frequently makes sententious statements that describe the faults of others.  πŸ”Š

The angry politician responded to the media’s question with a sententious remark that made him come across as a jerk.  πŸ”Š

Even though Charles is a gifted speaker, his sententious use of language often makes him appear gruff and unwelcoming.  πŸ”Š

At the fundraiser, Joe’s sententious remarks were so brief and patronizing that very little money was raised at the event.  πŸ”Š

Because Alan hates to speak in public, he normally makes his speeches sententious and to the point.  πŸ”Š

The professor’s sententious lecture was so short that students left the classroom complaining about their lack of knowledge.  πŸ”Š

Although my sister is only a year older than me, she often speaks in a sententious tone to imply she is much older than she is.  πŸ”Š

The critic described the short book of poetry as a sententious collection of a man’s critical views of his neighbor.  πŸ”Š

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