Definition of admonishing
- The tranquil profundity of his daily satisfaction seemed sometimes to turn, by a mysterious inward impulse, and face itself with questioning, admonishing, threatening eyes.
- —Henry James
- The images from Hiroshima seared the consciousness of a generation, forever serving as an admonishing reminder of mankind's destructive capacities.
- —Michael Elliott
- "But there's a deal o' things to be considered, young man," Mr. Glegg added, looking admonishingly at Tom …
- —George Eliot