paraenesis

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παραίνεσις (paraínesis, exhortation, advice).

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Noun[edit]

paraenesis (usually uncountable, plural paraeneses)

  1. Advice or exhortation, particularly of a moral or religious nature.
  2. (rhetoric) A warning of impending evil.