admonitor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin admonitor.

Noun[edit]

admonitor (plural admonitors)

  1. An admonisher; a monitor.
    • 1547, John Hooper, An Answer vnto my Lord of Wynthesters Booke Intytlyd a Detection of the Deuyls Sophistrye, Zurich: Augustyne Fries,[1]
      But as a wyckyd person he contemnyd all admonicions, desirid to finishe his treyterons purpose, and after that he had eatyn of that holy supper, he depertyd out of Christes companye, and with all dil[i]gence sowght how to haue his admonitour slaine.
    • 1673, Urian Oakes, New-England Pleaded With, Cambridge, Massachusetts, p. 35,[2]
      [] mens hearts rise and swell against faithful Admonitors, and they must not be reproved or contradicted.
    • 1764, William Shenstone, Essays on Men, Manners, and Things in The Works in Verse and Prose of William Shenstone, London: R. & J. Dodsley, Volume 2, p. 307,[3]
      Conscience is [] at most times a very faithful and a very prudent admonitor.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

admoneō +‎ -tor

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

admonitor m (genitive admonitōris); third declension

  1. an admonisher, exhorter

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative admonitor admonitōrēs
Genitive admonitōris admonitōrum
Dative admonitōrī admonitōribus
Accusative admonitōrem admonitōrēs
Ablative admonitōre admonitōribus
Vocative admonitor admonitōrēs

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • admonitor”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • admonitor”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /a.d͡ʒi.mo.niˈtoʁ/ [a.d͡ʒi.mo.niˈtoh], /ad͡ʒ.mo.niˈtoʁ/ [ad͡ʒ.mo.niˈtoh]
    • (São Paulo) IPA(key): /a.d͡ʒi.mo.niˈtoɾ/, /ad͡ʒ.mo.niˈtoɾ/
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /a.d͡ʒi.mo.niˈtoʁ/ [a.d͡ʒi.mo.niˈtoχ], /ad͡ʒ.mo.niˈtoʁ/ [ad͡ʒ.mo.niˈtoχ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ad͡ʒ.mo.niˈtoɻ/, /a.d͡ʒi.mo.niˈtoɻ/

Noun[edit]

admonitor m (plural admonitores)

  1. admonitor; admonisher (someone who admonishes)

Adjective[edit]

admonitor (feminine admonitora, masculine plural admonitores, feminine plural admonitoras)

  1. (rare) admonitive (conveying admonition)