- the act of preaching.
- a sermon or other discourse, especially when obtrusive or tedious.
Origin of preachment
Related Words for preachmentsermon, tirade, homily, advice, exhortation, preaching, lecture, lesson, rebuke, scolding, going-over, censure, castigation, reprimand, reproof, harangue, chiding, moralism, preachment, pastoral
Examples from the Web for preachment
Historical Examples of preachment
I have a reason, a new one, for this preachment upon a text you have given me.Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)
She has no preachment to offer and utters no rubbish on the subject of life and the problem.Adventures in the Arts
He may talk as if there were an iron determinism, but his practice is better than his preachment.A Preface to Politics
Yet the book is no "preachment" from a self-assumed pulpit, it is a novel simply.Her Ladyship's Elephant
David Dwight Wells
But class animosity in the political world is the preachment of the revolutionists.Revolution and Other Essays
- the act of preaching
- a tedious or pompous sermon or discourse