Definition of Lessoning

1. Verb. (present participle of lesson) ¹



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Definition of Lessoning

1. lesson [v] - See also: lesson

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lessoning

lesser whitethroat
lesser wing of sphenoid bone
lesser wintergreen
lesser yellow trefoil
lesser yellowlegs
lesser zygomatic muscle
lessers
lesses
lessies
lessness
lesson
lesson plan
lessoned
lessoning (current term)
lessons
lessons learned
lessor
lessors
lessour
lesspeople
lessperson
lesspersons
lest
lest we forget
lested
lesting
lests
lesukite

Literary usage of Lessoning

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"A favourite maxim of his in teaching was ' lessoning, not lecturing.' In 1837 Payne married the daughter of the Rev. John Dyer, secretary of the Baptist ..."

2. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1910)
"Several of these had been bitten by dogs which had been proved to have rabies by microscopic examination. Hence, this apparent lessoning of the number of ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1889)
"The patient herself was fully conscious of the lessoning of sensibility, and hailed with delight the rapid recovery of feeling under the daily use of the ..."

4. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, George Sharwood, Barron Field (1866)
"Which makes it a thing to be wished, that a method could be devised of either lessoning.the expense of special verdicts, or else of entering the cause at ..."

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