[ ad-mon-ish-muhnt ]
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  1. a variant of admonition.

Origin of admonishment

First recorded in 1250–1300; from Middle French amonestement, equivalent to admonish + -ment

Words Nearby admonishment Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use admonishment in a sentence

  • This gentle admonishment restrained but little the overflow of healthy good-nature.

    The Heir to Grand Pr | John Frederic Herbin
  • He ceased upon a note of impatient admonishment, then, when Lucinda remained silent, changed his tone.

    Linda Lee, Incorporated | Louis Joseph Vance