Sermonic
Sermonic Ser*mon"ic, Sermonical Ser*mon"ic*al, a. Like, or appropriate to, a sermon; grave and didactic. [R.] ``Conversation . . . satirical or sermonic.'' --Prof. Wilson. ``Sermonical style.'' --V. Knox. [1913 Webster]

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  • sermonic — sermon ► NOUN 1) a talk on a religious or moral subject, especially one given during a church service. 2) informal a long or tedious moralizing or admonitory talk. DERIVATIVES sermonic adjective sermonize (also sermonise) verb. ORIGIN Latin,… …   English terms dictionary

  • sermonic — adjective see sermon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sermonic — sermonically, adv. /seuhr mon ik/, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a sermon. Also, sermonical. [1755 65; SERMON + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • sermonic — adjective Of or pertaining to sermons …   Wiktionary

  • sermonic — ser·mon·ic …   English syllables

  • sermonic — /sɜˈmɒnɪk/ (say ser monik) adjective relating to, of the nature of, or resembling a sermon. Also, sermonical …   Australian English dictionary

  • sermonic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black sermonic tradition — The Black sermonic tradition, or Black preaching tradition, is an approach to sermon delivery among primarily African Americans. The tradition finds its roots in the painful experiences of blacks during slavery in the United States, as well as… …   Wikipedia

  • Sermonical — Sermonic Ser*mon ic, Sermonical Ser*mon ic*al, a. Like, or appropriate to, a sermon; grave and didactic. [R.] Conversation . . . satirical or sermonic. Prof. Wilson. Sermonical style. V. Knox. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • HOMILETIC LITERATURE — The scope of this article extends from the Middle Ages to modern times (for the talmudic period see midrash , aggadah , and preaching ) and deals with the nature of the homily and works in the sphere of homiletic literature. For a discussion of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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