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admonishing

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of admonishing

  1. serving as or offering a warning <shot an admonishing glance at me just as I was about to spill the beans> Synonyms cautionary, admonitory, cautioning, exemplary, monitory, premonitory, warningRelated Words didactic, moralistic, moralizing; advisory, counseling (or counselling); punishing, punitive





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