monition

noun
mo·​ni·​tion | \ mō-ˈni-shən How to pronounce monition (audio) , mə- \

Definition of monition

2 : an intimation of danger

First Known Use of monition

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for monition

Middle English monicioun, from Anglo-French monicion, from Latin monition-, monitio, from monēre

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“Monition.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monition. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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