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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.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for admonitor in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)




admonitor m (plural admonitores)

  1. admonitor; admonisher (someone who admonishes)


admonitor m (feminine singular admonitora, masculine plural admonitores, feminine plural admonitoras, comparable)

  1. (rare) admonitive (conveying admonition)