Sententiousness in a sentence

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How to use sententiousness in a sentence. Sententiousness pronunciation.

He remarked with the sententiousness of enforced philosophy, that no wine was better than bad wine.
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He detested her technology; her sententiousness revolted while it amused him; and when she put away her puppets and talked of them learnedly and with understanding-instead of letting them explain themselves, as several great novelists have been content to do-he recalled how Wisdom crieth out in the street and no man regardeth her, and perceived that in this case the fault was Wisdom's own.
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Life is what we make it, here or in the hills Douglas said, with a sententiousness which sounded to himself like ugly irony.
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Monsieur Hulot _junior_ was in every respect the young Frenchman, as he has been moulded by the Revolution of 1830; his mind infatuated with politics, respectful of his own hopes, and concealing them under an affectation of gravity, very envious of successful men, making sententiousness do the duty of witty rejoinders-the gems of the French language-with a high sense of importance, and mistaking arrogance for dignity.
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An exordium ought to have a great deal of sententiousness and gravity in it, and altogether to embrace all things which have a reference to dignity; because that is the most desirable effect to be produced which in the greatest degree recommends the speaker to his hearer.
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He replied with a satiric sententiousness that told Lady Gosstre what she wanted to know.
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Westlake furnished a sample of the tranquil sententiousness of Busby's brother Robert during a stormy debate in the House of Commons.
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Their pinched circumstances had at one time and another given rise to conversation in which the laird and his son sought together to sound the abysses of hospitality: the old-fashioned sententiousness of the boy had in it nothing of the prig.
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The talk went on like a rattle of small artillery, always slightly sententious, with a sententiousness that was only emphasised by the continual crackling of a witticism, the continual spatter of verbal jest, designed to give a tone of flippancy to a stream of conversation that was all critical and general, a canal of conversation rather than a stream.
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Examples of Sententiousness

Example #1
Mrs. Crickledon spoke of a bottle left by her summer lodgers, who had indeed left two, calling the wine invalid's wine; and she and her husband had opened one on the anniversary of their marriage day in October.
Example #2
And when Crickledon said he had never seen an acorn, he might have seen one had he looked about him in the great park, under the oaks, on the day when he came to be married.
Example #3
He accepted with the humility of ignorance, and something of the learner's gratitude, her woman generally, from Romola down to Mrs. Pullet.
Example #4
He read her books in much the same spirit and to much the same purpose that he went to the gymnasium and diverted himself with parallel bars.
Example #5
The man at the window drew himself up.
Example #6
Douglas, those old Methodists up in the hill-village were not so far from the truth-not so far from the truth, after all.