[ ad-muh-nish-uh n ]
/ ˌæd məˈnɪʃ ən /


an act of admonishing.
counsel, advice, or caution.
a gentle reproof.
a warning or reproof given by an ecclesiastical authority.

Origin of admonition

1350–1400; < Latin admonitiōn- (stem of admonitiō); see ad-, monition; replacing late Middle English amonicioun < Anglo-French < Latin; see admonish

Related forms

pre·ad·mo·ni·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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