Synonyms for admonitory


Grammar : Adj
Spell : ad-mon-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈmɒn ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i


Définition of admonitory

Origin :
  • 1590s, from Late Latin admonitorius, from Latin admonitus, past participle of admonere (see admonish).
  • adj cautionary
Example sentences :
  • "See that she gets her tea, sir," she said in a low, admonitory voice to Anthony.
  • Extract from : « Jan and Her Job » by L. Allen Harker
  • His daughter's voice, surprised and admonitory, came to him along the wire.
  • Extract from : « The Borough Treasurer » by Joseph Smith Fletcher
  • His spirits were too high to notice the admonitory note in her voice.
  • Extract from : « A Son of the City » by Herman Gastrell Seely
  • Deeply affecting and admonitory are some of the instances he records.
  • Extract from : « The Hero of the Humber » by Henry Woodcock
  • Phœbe, in an admonitory tone, suggested that she had seen the British Museum.
  • Extract from : « Hopes and Fears » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • She took the girl's hand and emitted indefinite, admonitory sounds.
  • Extract from : « Georgina's Reasons » by Henry James
  • With her daughter she became motherly and admonitory in her official third person.
  • Extract from : « Play the Game! » by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • What an amount of infantile aberrations from propriety is the admonitory Paw-paw!
  • Extract from : « The Comic English Grammar » by Unknown
  • You take my tip, though,' he added, wagging an admonitory forefinger.
  • Extract from : « Pincher Martin, O.D. » by H. Taprell Dorling
  • At first these editorial utterances were admonitory and critical.
  • Extract from : « Recollections of a Varied Life » by George Cary Eggleston

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