HyperDic: sermon

English > 2 senses of the word sermon:
NOUNcommunicationsermon, discourse, preachingan address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service)
communicationsermon, preachinga moralistic rebuke
sermon > pronunciation
Soundsser'mahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > sermon: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service).
Synonymsdiscourse, preaching
Categorychurch service, churchA service conducted in a house of worship
InstancesSermon on the MountThe first major discourse delivered by Jesus (Matthew 5-7 and Luke 6
NarrowerbaccalaureateA farewell sermon to a graduating class at their commencement ceremonies
evangelismzealous preaching and advocacy of the gospel
homily, preachmentA sermon on a moral or religious topic
kerygma, kerugmapreaching the gospel of Christ in the manner of the early church
Broaderaddress, speechThe act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
Spanisharenga, discurso, predicación, sermón
Catalanarenga, predicació, predicaciò, sermó
Verbssermonize, sermonisespeak as if delivering a sermon
English > sermon: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA moralistic rebuke.
Synonympreaching
Broaderlecture, speech, talking toA lengthy rebuke
Spanishconsejo, predicación, prédica, reprensión, sermón
Verbssermonize, sermonisespeak as if delivering a sermon

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