There will be no lectures, here and now — just a sharing of information and images, like this one:
Please, no lectures about that button I made for a woman who has to deal with a man who lectures her. Instead, let’s look at this definition of lecture:
to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings
“the frustrated manager lectured the waitstaff about its poor level of service”
Synonyms for lecture
baste, bawl out, berate, call down, castigate, chastise, chew out, dress down, flay, hammer, jaw, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), rag, rail (at or against), rant (at), rate, ream (out), rebuke, reprimand, reproach, scold, score, tongue-lash, upbraid
Words Related to lecture
admonish, chide, remonstrate (with), reprove
abuse, assail, attack, bad-mouth, blame, blast, censure, condemn, criticize, crucify, denounce, dis (also diss) [slang], excoriate, fault, harangue, knock, lace (into), lash, pan, reprehend, revile, scourge, slam, vituperate
belittle, disparage, mock, put down
ridicule, scoff, scorn
Phrases synonymous with lecture
lay into, read the riot act (to), take to task
Near antonyms for lecture
approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction
extol (also extoll), laud, praise
Please, no lectures about my sharing the definition, synonyms, and antonyms for the verb form of the word “lecture” there.
Instead of lectures, I prefer
- flexibility, and
Who lectures you, these days? Authority figures? Family members? Acquaintances? YOURSELF?
How do those lectures affect you? How do you deal with them?
If you wear a button like this about lectures …
… at least you’re being direct and polite.
No lectures about signing up for my socially distanced performance of “I Left the House Before I Felt Ready” tomorrow night between 7 – 9 PM, USA Eastern Time, but you do need to do that TODAY by using this link:
Are there any lectures in my other photos from yesterday, when I left the house before I felt ready?
I didn’t hear any lectures in Buena Vista Social Club last night, but I did hear great music including this:
I look forward to your thoughts and feelings about lectures, below.
No lectures, just thanks to all who helped me create this “Lectures” post, including YOU.