Synonyms for admonition

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ad-muh-nish-uh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæd məˈnɪʃ ən

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Définition of admonition

Origin :
  • late 14c., amonicioun "reminding, instruction," from Old French amonicion "admonition, exhortation," from Latin admonitionem (nominative admonitio), noun of action from past participle stem of admonere (see admonish). Meaning "warning" is early 15c. The -d- was restored in English 17c.
  • noun caution
  • noun scolding
Example sentences :
  • The Trainer's admonition seemed like a cry to a cyclone, as void of usefulness.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • I felt it was so thoughtful of him to give me this admonition.
  • Extract from : « A Woman Tenderfoot » by Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
  • The physician said a little in the way of reproof and admonition, and left me.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • With that she recalled her mother's admonition, and went upstairs to Walter's door.
  • Extract from : « Alice Adams » by Booth Tarkington
  • I complied with the admonition, and was able to say that I liked Doctorberger.
  • Extract from : « The First Violin » by Jessie Fothergill
  • The soul always hears an admonition in such lines, let the subject be what it may.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • But modesty cannot be implanted by admonition only—the elders must set the example.
  • Extract from : « Laws » by Plato
  • It was from Aunt Anna, and was full of severe reproof and admonition.
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • “But you would not do that,” she continued, heedless of his admonition.
  • Extract from : « The Flockmaster of Poison Creek » by George W. Ogden
  • There was a time when I should scarcely have required the admonition you have given me.
  • Extract from : « Barrington » by Charles James Lever

Antonyms for admonition

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