Đồng nghĩa của sententious

Alternative for sententious

Đồng nghĩa: pithy,

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Brief, concise, and to the point
brief laconic terse aphoristic compact concise epigrammatic pithy succinct apothegmatic capsule compendious crisp curt elliptic elliptical gnomic monosyllabic pointed short summary telegraphic thumbnail axiomatic abounding censorious critical disapproving judgmental meaningful pretentious condensed short and sweet to the point breviloquent compendiary synoptic compressed abridged abbreviated clipped incisive sparing boiled down in a nutshell lapidary snappy economical brusque shortened potted summarized contracted truncated sharp tight trenchant abrupt tart blunt gruff perfunctory summarised in a few well-chosen words cut to the bone rapid quick curtailed little witty small precise finely honed meaty economic neat cursory taut in few words close lean snippety recapped precipitate compacted rehashed run-down outline abstracted comprehensive clever amusing piquant quick-witted epigrammatical limited summarizing concentrated pungent ingenious summarising run-through apophthegmatic short and to the point epitomized epitomised snippy fast uncommunicative rude shortened form forceful expressive snappish exact cryptic clear-cut well tuned marrowy in well-chosen words telling significant cogent cutting short-and-sweet acute honed effective making a long story short hurried hasty decreased down to brass tacks diminished ephemeral unprolonged lessened swift decurtate abbreviate curtate transient bare not protracted cut short discourteous offhand unceremonious impolite uncivil bluff ungracious crusty caustic short-spoken brisk brusk harsh no-nonsense downright churlish rough surly plain-spoken tactless cavalier direct frank outspoken unmannerly abrasive impatient undiplomatic straightforward matter-of-fact distant indelicate standoffish dusty upfront crude impetuous bad-mannered ill-mannered straight from the shoulder unfriendly decisive thoughtless businesslike off forthright peremptory candid brutal bald unequivocal not afraid to call a spade a spade pulling no punches honest not beating about the bush not mincing one's words calling a spade a spade speaking one's mind distinct controlled reticent taciturn vigorous testy memorable catchy aloof imperious well structured irascible petulant cool graceless bad-tempered dismissive short-tempered ill-tempered unforthcoming open hearty offish good-natured genial approachable unconstrained callous inelegant rushed friendly slashing scathing drilling acerb severe biting acid sarcastic sardonic acerbic satirical mordant cheery sincere bearish blustering barefaced speaking as one finds loud disrespectful point-blank stark explicit simple unadorned uncouth impertinent hard-hitting undisguised unvarnished unqualified unembellished unpolished uncompromising insolent unladylike boorish impudent gauche inconsiderate ungallant ill-bred unhandsome ungentlemanly unmannered uncalled-for hostile straight-talking straight-shooting insensitive unkind offensive inhospitable unpleasant unfortunate

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Who does not communicate freely
tightlipped uncommunicative quiet reserved unexpressive unforthcoming mum mom reticent silent incommunicable incommunicative mute speechless close dumb sparing uncommunicable aloof dour antisocial brooding cold curt distant laconic withdrawn tight-lipped close-mouthed clammed up dried-up taciturn secretive close-lipped inarticulate unresponsive stand-offish untalkative retiring media-shy closemouthed introverted unsociable shy sullen detached restrained standoffish private cool undemonstrative unapproachable wordless guarded self-contained offish diffident unspeaking tongue-tied unfriendly reclusive solitary muted buttoned up modest formal remote frigid inhibited bashful voiceless discreet demure cautious uncompanionable unemotional retired sedate chilly at a loss for words backward indifferent dark misanthropic prim introvert icy soft-spoken conventional serene composed secret tight-mouthed ceremonious self-restrained collected placid hushed zipped mumchance on the QT shrinking stiff frosty clamlike self-effacing evasive gentle mild peaceful noncommittal eremitic non-communicative unbending hush-hush haughty unsocial unconcerned dummied up dry nonvocal not talkative stolid passionless lost for words emotionless unmoved dispassionate cold-blooded unassuming impassive timid mousy stoical apathetic phlegmatic unfeeling enigmatic deep impassible stoic constrained unclubbable asocial cagey incurious uninterested affectless numb coy controlled self-controlled standoff nongregarious of few words dumbstruck dried up dumbfounded snobbish uppity struck dumb stuffy playing one's cards close to one's chest saying nothing forbidding austere stuck-up soundless buttoned-up cold-eyed unable to get a word out not saying boo bereft of speech unrevealing keeping people at arm's length aphonic unflappable terse brusque meek unaffable unamiable timorous inward-looking unneighbourly uncongenial unconversational temperate silenced inhospitable short sheepish recessive unassertive independent still not forthcoming rude uncivil mopey mopish unneighborly hostile socially inhibited isolated zipped one's lips have tight chops ungregarious insular distrustful inaccessible inapproachable scowling aseptic disinterested retreated thoughtful recluse uncurious casual unloving wooden unaffectionate contained hermit-like hermitic hermitical silentious unheard unable to speak tongueless suspicious antagonistic cryptic Olympian self-sufficient all alone eremetic sober undercover furtive backstairs covert feline sly mysterious secluded hidden closed up shocked uptight buttoning up mum's the word zipping one's lips buttoning one's lip nontalkative clamming up tight chops astounded unwilling calm callous thunderstruck aghast dazed amazed in chambers in privacy in private inscrutable unfazed insolent unenthusiastic annoyed offended chill impudent impertinent unwelcoming lukewarm procacious glacial offhand in the background playing your cards close to your chest in the dark gobsmacked flabbergasted exact precise staid unruffled insensible imperturbable poker-faced shell-shocked correct proper obmutescent dumbstricken wouldn't say boo to a goose unimpressible unexcitable insusceptible inflexible unsympathetic cool as cucumber astonished hit for six knocked for six stilted starched affected starchy seemly official serious indurated matter-of-fact hardened heartless nonchalant inexcitable spiritless polite straight arrow strait-laced stiff-necked by the numbers proud insociable arrogant mean-looking laid back put on airs

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Self-assertive to a pretentious extreme
bumptious arrogant cocky presumptuous self-assertive swaggering conceited egotistic forward opinionated overbearing pushy self-opinionated swollen-headed affected domineering grandiose haughty imperious overweening pompous pontificating strutting supercilious uppish uppity vaunting assumptive boastful brash cavalier chesty condescending egotistical hifalutin high-and-mighty highfalutin high-handed high-hat huffish huffy important impudent lofty lordly masterful overconfident patronising patronizing peremptory presuming pretentious proud puffed up self-asserting self-important showy sniffy stiff stiff-necked superior toploftical toplofty vain cocksure loud obnoxious prideful self-satisfied smug snooty vainglorious full of oneself full of yourself offensively self-assertive pleased with yourself magisterial pontifical puffed bigheaded complacent self-conceited consequential stuck-up swellheaded egoistical biggety biggity egoistic assured know-it-all puffed-up officious immodest ostentatious stuck up bloated snippy la-de-da portentous high-minded la-di-da full of hot air splendid flatulent flowery highfaluting flaunting magnificent overstated selfish snobbish narcissistic exaggerated self-centred grand puffy spectacular self-centered high and mighty disdainful insolent toffee-nosed snotty hoity-toity contemptuous snobby scornful audacious bossy bold aloof self-confident fancy-pants brazen dictatorial confident bragging cheeky impertinent autocratic elitist hubristic blustering authoritarian big-headed brassy assuming sassy fresh saucy egocentric inflated self-assured self-affected self-promoting self-engrossed self-congratulatory self-contented self-adulatory self-glorifying flamboyant persnickety aristocratic high-flown swanky tyrannical dogmatic despotic posh bombastic dismissive nervy inflexible chichi self-righteous smarty self-serving rude orgulous self-aggrandizing smart-alecky wise guy inconsiderate braggart contumelious jaunty cool mocking holier-than-thou blusterous oppressive too big for your boots scoffing sneering doctrinaire wise poncey dogmatical potty rigid ritzy cold-shoulder wilful heavy-handed dominating jumped up above oneself flashy big self-applauding sure braggy on an ego trip extravagant putting on airs adamant prejudiced mannered biased uncompromising overambitious opinionative opinioned artificial bigoted assertive high brassbound arch highhanded obdurate familiar obstinate smart commanding reserved standoffish overfamiliar splashy swank refined contrived arbitrary pigheaded schmaltzy indifferent ambitious self-opinioned malapert exclusive campy loudmouth arty disrespectful unyielding stuffy gracious brazen-faced improper inappropriate uncivil iron-handed stubborn bold-faced precious impolite pert free repressive pushful crowing tyrannous autocratical authoritative tyrannic willful remote tony shameless single-minded high falutin' bull-headed of fixed views OTT self-respecting imperative on your high horse gone Hollywood grandiloquent too big for one's breeches too big for one's britches too big for one's boots self-complacent self-flattering extraverted self-loving self-pleased unreserved self-gratulatory self-dramatizing blustery extroverted uninhibited elitist windy boasting ranting airy stooping offhand undemocratic fustian wiseguy indulgent overindulgent over-free relaxed bullish anti-democratic throwing one's weight around cliquish honourable honorable silliness giddy thoughtless dizzy flighty la-dee-da complaisant blowhard genteel high-sounding epic majestic regal imposing august judicial stately dignified casual curt high falutin denigrating belittling flip unabashed swanking big-mouthed partisan distant detached ironhanded dominant swollen with pride on a high horse unconcerned insouciant uninterested nose in the air tolerant free-and-easy on one's high horse boldfaced barefaced procacious unblushing lah-di-dah windbag exultant too big for your britches overbold unceremonious discourteous of preconceived ideas draconian sure of yourself rash on high horse upper-class highfalutin' abrupt brusque glib terse cursory off perfunctory ungracious self-aggrandising cock-a-hoop iron-fisted stagy impetuous overhasty precipitate previous premature hasty foolhardy coercive bullying strict severe harsh theatrical presumptive throwing one's weight about take-it-or-leave-it pococurante offish over-refined on ego trip hot stuff over the top Neronian overproud orotund turgid tumid declamatory careless snot-nosed full of airs and graces pedantic clamorous crack-the-whip stern firm throwing weight around dictative lording it crass flaunted garish frilly preponderant imperial demanding regnant ascendant prevalent over-elaborate positive hotshot certain bougie cutesy bourgie conspicuous tinselly kitschy smart aleck smart guy smarty pants too much over-the-top posey large flaunty elaborate heroic pseudo specious sophomoric pseud poseur dicty hollow intolerant feigned hyperventilated put-on stilted gaudy too-too fake apostolic headstrong unfriendly uptight cold arty-farty constrained chi-chi pig-headed chilly ungainly stand-offish

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Like a prig
priggish self-righteous narrow-minded prim prudish puritanical smug starchy stuffy goody-goody holier-than-thou moralistic sanctimonious stiff strait-laced tight-laced censorious narrow old-maidish Pecksniffian pedantic Pharisaic prissy schoolmarmish schoolmistressy Victorian complacent Grundyish hypocritical pompous self-satisfied vain severe puritan ascetic proper austere forbidding pietistic disapproving fanatical bigoted spartan bluenosed rigid straitlaced strict nice-nelly straightlaced hair-shirt moral abstinent abstemious stern conforming genteel conventional governessy niminy-piminy formal prim and proper square mimsy demure uptight conservative fuddy-duddy stick-in-the-mud straight overnice staid old-fashioned respectable of the old school shockable old-maid precise fastidious overmodest stilted polite precious po-faced nice square-toed correct decorous ceremonial ceremonious virtuous goody-two-shoes conformist sedate straight-laced orthodox comme il faut overscrupulous squeamish prude pious overexact simpering mincing scrupulous offish affected rigorous finicky pretentious illiberal artificial pi god-fearing unctuous PC fussy particular politically correct goody two-shoes epicene blue-nose spic-and-span snobbish spruce meticulous wooden cleanly good dapper upright dignified stickling nit-picking choosy bourgeois traditional traditionalist namby-pamby suburban parochial reserved sober impersonal stodgy Pooterish fogeyish deadly musty dogmatic doctrinal Biedermeier humourless fusty button-down small-town bien pensant seemly old-fogeyish decent smoky foetid supercilious self-important hot bloated befitting humorless as dry as dust becoming smelly magisterial important warm fetid arrogant puffy refined gentlemanly ladylike fit right modest mannerly suitable fitting honourable honorable done courteous in line by the numbers by the book meet comely well-mannered de rigueur

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Fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing
eloquent expressive articulate silver-tongued fluent persuasive powerful forceful graceful pregnant revealing significant effective meaningful moving potent suggestive vivid glib graphic lucid meaning pointed revelatory smooth-tongued stirring strong telling well-spoken indicative well-expressed affecting ardent facund fervent fervid grandiloquent impassioned impressive magniloquent outspoken passionate poignant rhetorical smooth-spoken touching vocal voluble well expressed well spoken weighty important consequential momentous redolent relevant purposeful valid pithy loaded charged imaginative seminal creative inventive original fecund cogent rich material deep serious substantial eventful worthwhile monumental big major historic earthshaking earth-shattering heavy profound useful much considerable essential symbolic knowing denoting convincing symptomatic allegorical compelling emblematic demonstrative token representational figurative telltale representative insightful evocative symbolical calculating illuminating hinting oracular denotative allusive indicatory informative significatory exhibitive solemn connoting characteristic insinuating giveaway reflective evidential signifying coherent communicative speaking emotional clear smooth-talking facile loquacious quick inspiring talkative garrulous mournful heartfelt sincere intelligible sad understandable doleful comprehensible feeling uplifting soulful slick plausible easy fast-talking ready urbane insincere flip suave slippery artful vocative hot-air smooth operator nicely spoken striking noticeable animated evocatory intriguing mobile impactful refined warming gladdening cheerful cheering polite posh-sounding fathomable apprehensible comprehendible smooth witty well-crafted encouraging oratorical flattering pat neat silky sensitive inspiriting heartening instigative elevating inspirative enriching improving inspirational heart-warming thought through disingenuous flippant simplistic superficial oversimplified shallow hard to resist fiery stirred tender deeply felt sweet-talking with the gift of the gab having kissed the Blarney Stone well-versed natural effortless well-turned copious chatty confident wordy verbose mellifluent disputatious self-assured declamatory running mellifluous cursive effusive assured prompt

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Producing strong emotion, especially sadness or sympathy
moving emotional poignant touching affecting emotive stirring inspiring arousing exciting heartrending impactful dramatic impelling impressive heartbreaking meaningful striking telling tender affective breathless expressive gripping provoking rousing significant stunning thrilling upsetting heart-rending heart-warming soul-stirring tear-jerking sad tragic pathetic distressing mournful piteous pitiful pitiable harrowing plaintive saddening disturbing doleful miserable sorrowful wretched dismal sentimental agonizing woeful lamentable distressful sorry agonising painful melancholy uplifting depressing gut-wrenching grievous poor warming rueful tearful forlorn deplorable cheerless unfortunate powerful impassioned abject eloquent traumatic desolate lachrymose comfortless passionate dreary dolorous joyless drear regrettable cheering heartening soppy dire heartwarming bitter compassionate excruciating to be pitied inspiriting encouraging heartfelt profound gladdening sensitive melancholic funereal sincere fervent gloomy terrible cheerful inspirational deep disappointing feeling mawkish lugubrious melting evocative heart-wrenching soulful haunting elevating commiserable base worthless vile scurvy disheartening inspirative teary shabby afflicted suffering commiserative distressed low mortifying meager meagre somber difficult dreadful sombre dispiriting tragicomic nostalgic depressive bleak disconsolate grim discouraging glum shocking morose calamitous unhappy unlucky appalling dejecting dark devastating crushing discomposing vexatious cold derisible romantic motivating merciful fiery ardent fervid stirred deeply felt heart-melting inadequate beggarly despicable contemptible insignificant cheap paltry mean controversial desolating emotionally moving visceral perceptual noncognitive intuitive mind-blowing sympathetic wistful responsive bittersweet disquieting arousing affect tragical inflammatory contentious delicate improving instigative enriching beseeching ruined supplicating imploring entreating ruthful afflictive cheery touchy heartsickening useless puny petty spirited melodramatic rewarding pleasing hopeless drab demoralising demoralizing awkward hot-button problematic anthemic upbeat lively disgraceful small dispirited mirthless oppressive troublesome dolesome gratifying satisfying hurtful grand uncomfortable depressed unpleasant awesome affectional despairing solemn bright dingy plangent horrific horrifying pensive frightful emotion-charged intense sullen gladsome gee-whizz highly impressive disastrous dirgelike morbid agitating perturbing awful catastrophic fatal gray black chill murky tenebrific sepulchral grey darkening plutonian lamenting tenebrous godforsaken saturnine deadly ruinous saccharine over-sentimental sugary cloying syrupy anguished cataclysmic lonesome threnodic dreich sunless lonely threnodial cloudy mushy gooey cornball weepy schmaltzy cutesy drippy sappy galling Cimmerian elegiac hokey horrendous despondent dejected gruesome adverse lethal mortal lovey-dovey fateful deathly destructive hapless three-hanky ill-fated ill-starred

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