Drudgery vs Lesson - What's the difference?
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Drudgery is a related term of lesson.
As nouns the difference between drudgery and lesson
is that drudgery
is tedious, menial and exhausting work while lesson
is a section of learning or teaching into which a wider learning content is divided.
As a verb lesson is
to give a lesson to; to teach.
tedious, menial and exhausting work
* 1748 . David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 34.
- we are, perhaps, all the while flattering our natural indolence, which, hating the bustle of the world, and drudgery of business seeks a pretence of reason to give itself a full and uncontrolled indulgence.
* See also
* drudgerous (rare)
A section of learning or teaching into which a wider learning content is divided.
A learning task assigned to a student; homework.
Something learned or to be learned.
Something that serves as a warning or encouragement.
A section of the Bible or other religious text read as part of a divine service.
A severe lecture; reproof; rebuke; warning.
* Sir (Philip Sidney) (1554-1586)
- She would give her a lesson for walking so late.
, title=(The Celebrity
, passage=The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again;
(music) An exercise; a composition serving an educational purpose; a study.
* (religious reading) lection
* object lesson
* private lessons
To give a lesson to; to teach.
* 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.vi:
- her owne daughter Pleasure, to whom shee / Made her companion, and her lessoned / In all the lore of loue, and goodly womanhead.
- To rest the weary, and to soothe the sad, / Doth lesson happier men, and shame at least the bad.