Share this entry

Share this page

sermon

Pronunciation: /ˈsɜːrmən; ˈsɜːmən/

Translation of sermon in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Religion/Religión] sermón (masculine) who preached the sermon? ¿quién dio el sermón?, ¿quién predicó? the Sermon on the Mount el Sermón de la Montaña
    Example sentences
    • Whether those attending religious services understand a sermon is evidently unimportant.
    • Pastors' wives were known to preach sermons and conduct services whenever the pastor was serving another church within his multiple-congregation assignment.
    • This perspective has ramifications for the counseling ministry of the church, for sermons and Christian education and for the life of Christians in communities of faith.
    1.2 (moralizing talk) [colloquial/familiar] sermón (masculine) [colloquial/familiar] I got another sermon from my father mi padre me dio or me soltó otro sermón [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • What's often missing in these tedious sermons is the fun of these ads, the ridiculous enthusiasm and vivacity, and an appreciation for the artistry evident in every ad.
    • This unpretentious poetess does not go about lecturing or delivering sermons in high places.
    • Here's the crazed part: Despite such sober trends, the Times piece quickly turned into a sermon.

Definition of sermon in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day zumbido
m
buzzing …