Synonyms for lessoned
- go after
- bawl out
- call on the carpet
- carp on
- chew out
- climb all over
- dress down
- jump down one's throat
- jump on
- lay into
- lean on
- sit on
- sound off
- take to task
- tear apart
- tell off
- tick off
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LESSONED
He has been purged and lessoned to humility before the throne of Zeus.
They have not lessoned you in that proper hardihood which leads to performance.
It lessoned me finely to see him when Sir James came back into the room.
He had the Bishop's experience to lesson from, and he lessoned well.
Such moralizing sounds commonplace to us who have been lessoned by the memento mori of the Middle Ages.
They were not lessoned yet by Cohen's case, nor aware of the slipperiness of the eels of the law.
He was conventional, and the infinite moment of meeting in paradise with his Lady was embittered by her "cold, lessoned smiles."
He had lessoned from Spitz, and from the chief fighting dogs of the police and mail, and knew there was no middle course.
The Italians themselves, lessoned by the tragedy of 1527, looked back with no less mingled feelings upon Leo's Rome.
The child who trifles with the powder-match is lessoned by the explosion which destroys him.