Associations to the word «Sermon»


SERMON, noun. Religious discourse; a written or spoken address on a religious or moral matter.
SERMON, noun. A lengthy speech of reproval.
SERMON, verb. (poetic) (obsolete) To discourse to or of, as in a sermon.
SERMON, verb. (poetic) (obsolete) To tutor; to lecture.
SERMON ON THE MOUNT, proper noun. A well-known public discourse given by Jesus in the first year of his ministry, around 30 e.c.

Dictionary definition

SERMON, noun. An address of a religious nature (usually delivered during a church service).
SERMON, noun. A moralistic rebuke; "your preaching is wasted on him".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis