HyperDic: admonition

English > 2 senses of the word admonition:
NOUNcommunicationadmonition, monition, warning, word of advicecautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
communicationadmonition, admonishment, monitiona firm rebuke
admonition > pronunciation
Soundsae.dmahnih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > admonition: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningcautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness).
Example"a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality"
Synonymsmonition, warning, word of advice
Narrowerexample, deterrent example, lesson, object lessonpunishment intended as a warning to others
BroaderadviceA proposal for an appropriate course of action
Spanishadmonición, amonestación, aviso
Verbsadmonishwarn strongly
admonishadmonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
English > admonition: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA firm rebuke.
Synonymsadmonishment, monition
Broaderrebuke, reproof, reproval, reprehension, reprimandAn act or expression of criticism and censure
Spanishadmonición, amonestación
Catalanadmonició, amonestació
Verbsadmonishtake to task

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