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admonition

noun ad·mo·ni·tion \ˌad-mə-ˈni-shən\

: a criticism or warning about behavior

Full Definition of ADMONITION

1
:  gentle or friendly reproof
2
:  counsel or warning against fault or oversight
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Examples of ADMONITION

  1. an admonition to be careful
  2. He offered words of advice and admonition.

Origin of ADMONITION

Middle English amonicioun, from Anglo-French amonicion, from Latin admonition-, admonitio, from admonēre
First Known Use: 14th century
ADMONITION Defined for Kids

admonition

noun ad·mo·ni·tion \ˌad-mə-ˈni-shən\

Definition of ADMONITION for Kids

:  a gentle or friendly criticism or warning <an admonition against false pride>

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