admonitor

[ ad-mon-i-ter ]
/ ædˈmɒn ɪ tər /

noun

an admonisher.

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Origin of admonitor

From Latin, dating back to 1540–50; see origin at ad-, monitor

OTHER WORDS FROM admonitor

ad·mon·i·to·ri·al [ad-mon-i-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-], /ædˌmɒn ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/, adjective

Words nearby admonitor

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Example sentences from the Web for admonitor

  • There is also an admonitor who sees that the General governs according to the laws of the Society and for the common good.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921|Thomas J. Campbell