Origin of sententious
Examples from the Web for sententiousness
It allows the sententiousness of the couplet, as well as the more complex modulation of blank verse.The Poetical Works of James Beattie|James Beattie
He nodded with the sententiousness of a reformed character, who yet relished the reminiscence.Lone Pine|R. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend
"They all do," he replied, with the sententiousness of gallantry, as though speaking from abysmal depths of knowledge.
This is perhaps due to the quotability and sententiousness of his couplets.
For its sententiousness,593 and pointed suppleness in repartee, comes from the habit of silence.Plutarch's Morals|Plutarch