Origin of admonitory
OTHER WORDS FROM admonitoryad·mon·i·to·ri·ly, adverbun·ad·mon·i·to·ry, adjective
Words nearby admonitory
How to use admonitory in a sentence
He seems implacably bespectacled—admonitory even in his flippant asides.
When we were mounted Mac leaned over and muttered an admonitory word for Piegan's ear alone.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
To this it may be answered that punishment for crime is not intended to be retaliatory, but admonitory and deterrent.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
It was not in human nature to refrain from giving the little savage an admonitory shake.The Doctor's Family|Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant