What is another word for object lesson?

Pronunciation: [ˈɒbd͡ʒɛkt lˈɛsən] (IPA)

An object lesson is a practical demonstration or illustration used to teach a principle or moral. There are several words and phrases that can be used interchangeably with object lesson, including exemplar, parable, analogy, moral lesson, practical example, teaching aid, and illustration. An exemplar refers to a person or thing that serves as a model or example of a particular quality or behavior. A parable is a short story that holds a moral or lesson. Analogies compare two things to explain a complex concept in simpler terms. Practical examples refer to real-life situations that illustrate a principle or concept, while teaching aids and illustrations are visual representations that aid in comprehension.

What are the hypernyms for Object lesson?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Object lesson

  • The first meal was an object lesson of much variety. My father produced several kinds of food, ready to eat, without any cooking, from little tin cans that had printing all over them.
    Mary Antin
  • If you must hold yourself up to your children, hold yourself up as an object lesson and not as an example.
    Sir Walter Besant
  • Captain Smith reached Virginia on April 26, 1607, with a number of English gentlemen and some people who were willing to work. Then they all held a meeting to discuss ways and means of civilizing everybody. They made a great many speeches and accused each other of various crimes and misdemeanors and arrested some of themselves as an object lesson, and American history was started at last.
    Will Cuppy

Related words: allegory, story, allegorical

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