"...adieu with good grace to my morals, my morals


MEANING: adjective:
1. Full of pithy expressions.
2. Full of pompous moralizing.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin sententia (opinion), from sentire (to feel or to have an opinion). Some other words derived from the same root are: sense, sentence, sentiment, sentinel, assent, consent, dissent, and resent. Earliest documented use: 1440.

SENSENTIOUS - needing a strong breath lozenge of the 50s, (mint or licorice flavored)

SENTENCIOUS - having a subject and a verb and various other objects and clauses and phrases, and capable of being diagrammed

ENTENTIOUS - diplomatically understanding and cooperative, to mutual advantage