sentential

[sen-ten-shuhl]
adjective
pertaining to or of the nature of a sentence.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English, equivalent to Latin sententi(a) sentence + -al1

sententially, adverb
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sentence (ˈsɛntəns)
 
n
1.  a sequence of words capable of standing alone to make an assertion, ask a question, or give a command, usually consisting of a subject and a predicate containing a finite verb
2.  the judgment formally pronounced upon a person convicted in criminal proceedings, esp the decision as to what punishment is to be imposed
3.  an opinion, judgment, or decision
4.  music another word for period
5.  any short passage of scripture employed in liturgical use: the funeral sentences
6.  logic a well-formed expression, without variables
7.  archaic a proverb, maxim, or aphorism
 
vb
8.  (tr) to pronounce sentence on (a convicted person) in a court of law: the judge sentenced the murderer to life imprisonment
 
[C13: via Old French from Latin sententia a way of thinking, from sentīre to feel]
 
sentential
 
adj
 
sen'tentially
 
adv

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