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View synonyms for sermonic

sermonic

[ ser-mon-ik ]

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or resembling a sermon.


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Other Words From

  • ser·moni·cal·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of sermonic1

First recorded in 1755–65; sermon + -ic

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Example Sentences

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

Yet a book may be very good and helpful and uplifting without a single sermonic sentence, or anything approaching thereunto.

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

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.

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