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sententious
used in Romeo and Juliet

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Definition
annoying attempt to sound smart or important

or more rarely (and typically in classic literature):

expressing wisdom or knowledge concisely
  • R is for the dog: no; I know it begins with some other letter:—and she hath the prettiest sententious of it, of you and rosemary, that it would do you good to hear it.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — A Street (97% in)

There are no more uses of "sententious" in Romeo and Juliet.

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