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Meaning of OBJECT LESSON

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  punishment intended as a warning to others; "they decided to make an example of him"
 
 Synonyms: deterrent example, example, lesson
 
 See Also: admonition, monition, warning, word of advice

 

 

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 Related Terms: admonishment, admonition, alarm, assignment, case, case in point, caution, caveat, chalk talk, demonstration, deterrent example, discourse, disquisition, emblem, example, exemplar, exemplification, exercise, explanation, exponent, exposition, final notice, final warning, harangue, hint, homework, homily, illustration, instance, instruction, lecture, lecture-demonstration, lesson, monition, moral, moral lesson, morality, moralization, notice, notification, preachment, recital, recitation, relevant instance, representative, sermon, set task, skull session, symbol, talk, task, teaching, threat, tip-off, type, typical example, ultimatum, verbum sapienti, warning, warning piece
 

 

 

 

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