Simple Definition of admonition
: a criticism or warning about behavior
Full Definition of admonition
1 : gentle or friendly reproof
2 : counsel or warning against fault or oversight
Examples of admonition in a sentence
an admonition to be careful
He offered words of advice and admonition.
Origin and Etymology of admonition
Middle English amonicioun, from Anglo-French amonicion, from Latin admonition-, admonitio, from admonēre
First Known Use: 14th century
ADMONITION Defined for Kids
Definition of admonition for Students
: a gentle or friendly criticism or warning <an admonition against false pride>
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