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Definition of Lesson


  1. Anything read or recited to a teacher by a pupil or learner; something, as a portion of a book, assigned to a pupil to be studied or learned at one time.
  2. That which is learned or taught by an express effort; instruction derived from precept, experience, observation, or deduction; a precept; a doctrine; as, to take or give a lesson in drawing.
  3. A portion of Scripture read in divine service for instruction; as, here endeth the first lesson.
  4. A severe lecture; reproof; rebuke; warning.
  5. An exercise; a composition serving an educational purpose; a study.
  6. To teach; to instruct.

Lesson Quotations

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

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
John Henrik Clarke

There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.
Malcolm X

The most important lesson that I have learned is to trust God in every circumstance. Lots of times we go through different trials and following God's plan seems like it doesn't make any sense at all. God is always in control and he will never leave us.
Allyson Felix

The lesson is that you can still make mistakes and be forgiven.
Robert Downey, Jr.
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Lesson Translations

lesson in Afrikaans is les
lesson in Dutch is les
lesson in German is Lehrstunde {f}, Lektion
lesson in Italian is lezione, lezione
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