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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pithily, sententiouslyadverb

    in a pithy sententious manner

    "she expressed herself pithily"

Wiktionary

  1. sententiouslyadverb

    In a sententious manner, concisely, pithily.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sententiouslyadverb

    In short sentences; with striking brevity.

    Etymology: from sententious.

    They describe her in part finely and elegantly, and in part gravely and sententiously: they say, look how many feathers she hath, so many eyes she hath underneath. Francis Bacon, Essays.

    Nausicaa delivers her judgment sententiously, to give it more weight. William Broome.

ChatGPT

  1. sententiously

    Sententiously means expressing something in a concise, moralizing, and often pompous or preachy manner. It often refers to the tendency of using brief, wise, or catchy phrases like proverbs during speech or writing.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sententiously in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sententiously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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