cautionary

as in warning
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

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“Cautionary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cautionary. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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