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cautionary

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of cautionary

  1. serving as or offering a warning <the story of King Midas is a cautionary tale about the perils of wishing for something—you just might get it> Synonyms admonishing, admonitory, cautioning, exemplary, monitory, premonitory, warning Related Words didactic, moralistic, moralizing; advisory, counseling (or counselling); punishing, punitive




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