admonition

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Middle English amonicioun, from Old French amonicion, from Latin admonitio, stem of admonere. The -d- was restored in English in the 17th century.

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admonition (plural admonitions)

  1. Gentle or friendly reproof; counseling against fault or oversight; warning.
    • 1892, Plato, Laws (Plato):
      But modesty cannot be implanted by admonition only—the elders must set the example.

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admonition f

  1. an admonition, a warning

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admonition c

  1. an admonition, a warning

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