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monitive (comparative more monitive, superlative most monitive)

  1. Conveying admonition; admonitory.
    • a. 1677, Isaac Barrow, Maker of Heaven and Earth (sermon):
      and usefulness of them in respect to publick benefit ( as they are exemplary and monitive )

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 monitive in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)