Origin of admonition
Examples from the Web for admonition
His supporters hosted a men-only fundraiser with this admonition on the invitation: “Tell the misses not to wait up.”The Republican War on Women Continues, Just More Quietly|Eleanor Clift|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It will be interesting to see how that admonition plays with the die-hards.It’s Not the President’s Speech That Makes News but the Reactions to It|Michelle Cottle|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That Soundos survived, and with a bullet in her head, seems to many an act of God, and an admonition.
At first, Wilson took seriously his admonition to Americans to “be impartial in thought, as well as action.”A Noble Failure: Woodrow Wilson’s Presidency Considered|Michael Kazin|September 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Kelly's admonition of the film through an aide‚ years after the fact, doesn't go down well.Ray Kelly's Dalliance With The Islamophobic Fringes|Ali Gharib|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
From you he expects absolution and admonition in his last moments.The Devil's Elixir|E. T. A. Hoffmann
But she was afraid to utter a word, after the admonition she had received.Put Yourself in His Place|Charles Reade
It might be that one year's intermission of preaching and admonition would place us below the level of the heathen.
Whose fault will it be but your own since you would not hear Paul's admonition to walk wisely and circumspectly?
Some other fellow as been and kept that admonition and means to do me out of it.Anecdotes of the Great War|Carleton Britton Case
late 14c., amonicioun "reminding, instruction," from Old French amonicion "admonition, exhortation," from Latin admonitionem (nominative admonitio), noun of action from past participle stem of admonere (see admonish). Meaning "warning" is early 15c. The -d- was restored in English 17c.