What does admonition mean?

admonition meaning in General Dictionary

mild or friendly reproof guidance against a fault or mistake expression of authoritative guidance friendly caution or caution

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  • a strong rebuke
  • cautionary advice about anything imminent (especially imminent danger or any other unpleasantness)
  • mild or friendly reproof; guidance against a fault or mistake; expression of authoritative advice; friendly care or warning.

admonition meaning in Law Dictionary

In ecclesiastical law, this is actually the lightest as a type of discipline, consisting in a reprimand and caution administered by the judge to the defendant. If latter will not obey the admonition, he may become more severely punished, as by suspension, etc.


admonition meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., amonicioun "reminding, training," from Old French amonicion "admonition, exhortation," from Latin admonitionem (nominative admonitio), noun of activity from past participle stem of admonere (see admonish). Meaning "warning" is very early 15c. The -d- ended up being restored in English 17c.


admonition meaning in Business Dictionary

Authoritative advice, caution, or reprimand by a court to an accused, his or her advice, and/or jury, about a legal matter or perhaps the effects of your conduct.


admonition meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Gentle or friendly reproof; guidance against a fault or mistake; expression of authoritative advice; friendly care or warning.


Sentence Examples with the word admonition

His final admonition was that I take whatever course I felt would produce the best results.

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