Synonyms of sermon in English:

sermon


See definition of sermon

noun

1‘he preached a sermon based on a text from the Book of Wisdom’

SYNONYMS

homily, address, speech, talk, discourse, oration

lesson

preaching, teaching

rare peroration

2‘he realized that if he said any more he would have to listen to another lengthy sermon’

SYNONYMS

lecture, tirade, harangue, diatribe

speech, disquisition, monologue, declamation, exhortation

reprimand, reproach, reproof, scolding, admonishment, admonition, reproval, remonstration, upbraiding, castigation, lambasting, criticism, censure

informal spiel, telling-off, talking-to, rap over the knuckles, dressing-down, earful, roasting, bawling-out, blast, row

British informal ticking off, carpeting, rollicking, wigging

British vulgar slang bollocking

dated rating

ANTONYMS

commendation, pat on the back