Synonyms for admonished

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ad-mon-ish
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈmɒn ɪʃ

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Définition of admonished

Origin :
  • mid-14c., amonesten "remind, urge, exhort, warn, give warning," from Old French amonester (12c.) "urge, encourage, warn," from Vulgar Latin *admonestare, from Latin admonere "bring to mind, remind, suggest;" also "warn, advise, urge," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + monere "advise, warn" (see monitor (n.)).
  • The -d- was restored on Latin model. The ending was influenced by words in -ish (e.g. astonish, abolish). Related: Admonished; admonishing.
  • verb warn, strongly criticize
Example sentences :
  • He promised a continuance of his favors, and admonished them to be grateful.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • At the first sign of it he was admonished with a vigor to deter his comrades.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII) » by Various
  • "Let me beg you, sir, in your own interests to be serious," he admonished the prisoner.
  • Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
  • "What is written is written," he said in the voice of one who admonished himself.
  • Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
  • "Thy fate has been placed in thine own hands," she admonished him.
  • Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
  • "Have a care of the sentinel on the hill-top," Sakr-el-Bahr admonished him, provoking a titter.
  • Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
  • "Now mark me well, Messer Fortemani," Francesco admonished him.
  • Extract from : « Love-at-Arms » by Raphael Sabatini
  • "Don't let anybody see it," Jorgenson admonished her in a murmur.
  • Extract from : « The Rescue » by Joseph Conrad
  • He laughed and caught the uplifted forefinger with which she admonished him.
  • Extract from : « The Bondwoman » by Marah Ellis Ryan
  • “Now you be good bird, and I no hurt you,” Piang admonished.
  • Extract from : « The Adventures of Piang the Moro Jungle Boy » by Florence Partello Stuart

Antonyms for admonished

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