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1. admonition

noun. ['ˌædməˈnɪʃən'] cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness).

Synonyms

  • advice
  • example
  • word of advice
  • warning
  • monition
  • deterrent example
  • object lesson

Antonyms

  • praise

Etymology

  • amonicioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • amonicion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Admonition

  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

Example sentences of the word admonition


1. Noun, singular or mass
Usually, gentle admonition is all he needs to get the idea.

Quotes containing the word admonition


1. Stephen King has inspired me with his humor and honesty, and his admonition that the author's job is to tell the truth.
- Barry Eisler

2. admonition

noun. ['ˌædməˈnɪʃən'] a firm rebuke.

Synonyms

  • admonishment
  • rebuke
  • monition
  • reproof
  • reprimand
  • reprehension

Etymology

  • amonicioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • amonicion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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