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sermonize

[ sur-muh-nahyz ]
/ 藞s蓽r m蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used without object), ser路mon路ized, ser路mon路iz路ing.
to deliver or compose a sermon; preach.
verb (used with object), ser路mon路ized, ser路mon路iz路ing.
to give exhortation to; lecture.
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Also especially British, ser路mon路ise .

Origin of sermonize

First recorded in 1625鈥35; sermon + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM sermonize

ser路mon路iz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sermonize

sermonize

sermonise

/ (藞s蓽藧m蓹藢na瑟z) /

verb
to talk to or address (a person or audience) as if delivering a sermon

Derived forms of sermonize

sermonizer or sermoniser, noun
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