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1. lesson

noun. ['ˈlɛsən'] a unit of instruction.

Synonyms

  • teaching
  • course of instruction
  • dance lesson
  • instruction
  • tennis lesson
  • pedagogy
  • golf lesson
  • class
  • music lesson
  • language lesson
  • course of study

Antonyms

  • unenlightenment
  • persuasive
  • evil
  • unchaste

Etymology

  • leçon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lectio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Lesson

  • delicatessen
  • monessen
  • mckesson
  • presson
  • dressen
  • cresson
  • creson
  • bresson
  • yesen
  • wesson
  • lessen
  • kesten
  • kessen
  • jesson
  • jessen
  • hesson
  • chesson
  • caisson
  • besson
  • essen

How do you pronounce lesson?

Pronounce lesson as ˈlɛsən.

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Sentences with lesson


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can also express a desire for the child to learn from the lesson of the story.

2. Adjective
Create a lesson outline to help you set a time for each learning activity.

Quotes about lesson


1. In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.
- Tom Bodett

2. The ultimate lesson all of us have to learn is unconditional love, which includes not only others but ourselves as well.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

3. A friend of mine said something powerful at his grandfather's funeral. He said that the greatest lesson from his grandfather's life was that he died empty, because he accomplished everything he wanted, with no regrets. I think that, along with leaving a legacy, would be the greatest sign of success.
- Marvin Sapp

2. lesson

noun. ['ˈlɛsən'] punishment intended as a warning to others.

Synonyms

  • object lesson
  • example
  • warning
  • monition
  • deterrent example
  • word of advice

Antonyms

  • inconsequence
  • meaninglessness
  • insignificance
  • unimportance

Etymology

  • leçon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lectio (Latin)

3. lesson

noun. ['ˈlɛsən'] the significance of a story or event.

Synonyms

  • significance
  • import
  • meaning
  • signification

Antonyms

  • immoral
  • dishonorable
  • wicked
  • unrighteous

Etymology

  • leçon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lectio (Latin)

4. lesson

noun. ['ˈlɛsən'] a task assigned for individual study.

Synonyms

  • teaching
  • instruction
  • schoolwork
  • school assignment
  • pedagogy
  • reading assignment
  • education
  • educational activity
  • example
  • exercise
  • didactics

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • unnaturally
  • inactivity
  • inelegance

Etymology

  • leçon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lectio (Latin)
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