Definition of Admonition

1. Noun. Cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness). "His final word of advice was not to play with matches"

Exact synonyms: Monition, Warning, Word Of Advice
Generic synonyms: Advice
Specialized synonyms: Deterrent Example, Example, Lesson, Object Lesson
Derivative terms: Admonish, Admonish, Monish, Monish, Warn



2. Noun. A firm rebuke.
Exact synonyms: Admonishment, Monition
Generic synonyms: Rebuke, Reprehension, Reprimand, Reproof, Reproval
Derivative terms: Admonish, Admonish

Definition of Admonition

1. n. Gentle or friendly reproof; counseling against a fault or error; expression of authoritative advice; friendly caution or warning.

Definition of Admonition

1. Noun. Gentle or friendly reproof; counseling against fault or oversight; warning. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Admonition

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Admonition

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admixture
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admonishments
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admonition (current term)
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admortization
admynistre
adnascent

Literary usage of Admonition

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1. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1858)
"This admonition, according to Mr. Strype, was printed and reprinted no less ... I. Mr. Neal states, that this first admonition was presented to the house by ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1901)
"141), from which it appears that when he had ended the answer, a new edition of the same ' admonition ' was received by him, for he writes, " After I liad ..."

3. Juvenile Offenders by William Douglas Morrison (1897)
"admonition. Principle determining repressive methods—Classification of actual repressive methods—The selection of the proper method in each individual ..."

4. Winthrop's Journal, "History of New England," 1630-1649 by John Winthrop, James Kendall Hosmer (1908)
"The Elders of Boston finding her thus obstinate, propounded to the Church for an admonition to bee given her, to which all the Church consented, ..."

5. An Historical Introduction to the Marprelate Tracts: A Chapter in the by William Pierce (1908)
"(9) BISHOP COOPER'S admonition TO THE PEOPLE.—In the first days of the new year, the result of the deliberations of the episcopal committee was seen in the ..."

6. Annals of the Reformation and Establishment of Religion, and Other Various by John Strype (1824)
"I- An extract out of the admonition to the Parliament: containing such ... Out of the admonition. Fips Wee in England arc so far from having a church right ..."

7. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916)
"familiar stroke of the cane against his calf and had heard the familiar word of admonition: — Admit. ..."

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