Meaningful to nonsensical

sententious
(adj)
sen-TEN-shǝs
Meaning

(of a statement) aphoristic; expressing a wise thought in a few words

1st Sample Sentence

Dear, can you think of something sententious to write in this get-well card for Professor Khalil?

Root

sentire (to perceive, feel) (Latin)

Synonyms

pithy, sententious

Mnemonics

Sententious: think of it as "Sentence + Conscious". Person who is sentence conscious will be terse or brief. sentence+ious. full sentence in one word. Sentence+less - Someone who can concisely explain his views in just a few sentences (less sentences used).

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