admonishment


admonishment
admonish VERB 1) reprimand firmly. 2) earnestly urge or warn.
DERIVATIVES admonishment noun admonition noun admonitory adjective.
ORIGIN Latin admonere 'urge by warning' .

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  • admonishment — sb. [amonestement]. Alys. 6974 …   Oldest English Words

  • admonishment — n. warning; reproof, reprimand …   English contemporary dictionary

  • admonishment — ad·mon·ish·ment …   English syllables

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