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  1. of, relating to, or resembling a sermon.
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Sometimes ser·mon·i·cal.

Origin of sermonic

First recorded in 1755–65; sermon + -ic
Related formsser·mon·i·cal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for sermonic

didactic, disciplinary, expository, instructional, instructive, moralizing, preaching, teaching, admonitory, edifying, doctrinal, sermonic, academic, advisory, homiletic, moral, pedagogic, pedantic, preachy, enlightening

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Historical Examples of sermonic

  • With its politics and other matter I have nothing to do; but for the sermonic matter I hold myself responsible.

    The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882

    Joseph Wild

  • The chief faults, however, of this sermonic pamphlet are its pious, but personal abuse of Dr. Trapp.

  • Minor characters serve as a chorus as the case proceeds, and the final effect is sermonic rather than novelistic.

  • This new volume by the popular preacher is a contribution of distinct value to current sermonic literature.

    The Whole Armour of God

    John Henry Jowett