meaning of sermon

1. A discourse or address; a talk; a writing; as, the sermons of Chaucer.
Specifically, a discourse delivered in public, usually by a clergyman, for the purpose of religious instruction and grounded on some text or passage of Scripture.
Hence, a serious address; a lecture on ones conduct or duty; an exhortation or reproof; a homily; -- often in a depreciatory sense.
To speak; to discourse; to compose or deliver a sermon.
To discourse to or of, as in a sermon.
To tutor; to lecture.
a moralistic rebuke; "your preaching is wasted on ">him"

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