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a brief moral saying taken from ancient or popular or other sources, often quoted without context; as an adjective, means either given to aphoristic expression, or just referring to an aphoristic expression

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sententia
sententious



sententia (the Latin name for a one-sentence dictum or proposition)

—p.240 Short Shrift (239) by George Steiner
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the sentnious language of the worker who wants, as a Socialist, to 'learn something'

—p.53 Part One (21) by Theodor W. Adorno
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1 year, 11 months ago


Naipaul performs the sententious figure of caricature

—p.166 The Painful Sum of Things (159) by Nikil Saval, Pankaj Mishra
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7 months, 2 weeks ago


his father replying "From each according to his ability" or something similarly sententious and correct

—p.107 The Republic of Bad Taste (75) by Jonathan Franzen
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3 years, 6 months ago


the place of a sententious injunction that always feigns to speak like the just

—p.xvii Exordium (xvi) by Jacques Derrida
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3 years ago


The sententious tracts of the Gilded Age had always been aimed at breadwinners and would-be financiers, which is to say, at men

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—p.23 The Promise of Misery (20) missing author
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11 months ago


the sententious authority of his flamboyantly individualistic style

—p.32 by Terry Eagleton
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2 years, 10 months ago