the act of preaching.
a sermon or other discourse, especially when obtrusive or tedious.

1300–50; Middle English prechement < Old French preë(s)chement < Medieval Latin praedicāmentum speech; see predicament Unabridged
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preachment (ˈpriːtʃmənt)
1.  the act of preaching
2.  a tedious or pompous sermon or discourse

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The play is a tremendous preachment in behalf of the movement for a health certificate with every marriage license.
His talk will be a preachment on universal preparedness.
Novelty theater that inspired the foregoing preachment.
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