admonition

  • 1 admonition — [ admɔnisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • amonition XIIe; lat. ecclés. et jurid. admonitio « avertissement » ♦ Dr. ou relig. Admonestation (de l autorité judiciaire ou ecclésiastique). ♢ Littér. Réprimande, avertissement sévère. « trop enclin à regimber contre les… …

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  • 2 admonition — I noun admonishment, advance notice, advice, alarm, animadversion, caution, caveat, censure, commonition, contraindication, contrariety, contrary advice, counsel, dehortation, deprecation, dissuasion, exhortation, expostulation, foreboding,… …

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  • 3 Admonition — Ad mo*ni tion, n. [OE. amonicioun, OF. amonition, F. admonition, fr. L. admonitio, fr. admonere. See {Admonish}.] Gentle or friendly reproof; counseling against a fault or error; expression of authoritative advice; friendly caution or warning.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 admonition — (n.) late 14c., amonicioun reminding, instruction, from O.Fr. amonicion admonition, exhortation, from L. admonitionem (nom. admonitio), noun of action from pp. stem of admonere (see ADMONISH (Cf. admonish)). Meaning warning is early 15c. The d… …

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  • 5 admonition — [n1] caution advice, apprisal, counsel, forewarning, warning; concepts 78,274 admonition [n2] scolding berating, dressing down*, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reproval, talking to*, upbraiding; concepts 44,52 …

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  • 6 admonition — [ad΄mə nish′ən] n. [ME amonicioun < OFr amonition, admonition < L admonitio < admonere: see ADMONISH] 1. an admonishing, or warning to correct some fault 2. a mild rebuke; reprimand …

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  • 7 Admonition — (v. lat.), 1) Erinnerung an eine Pflicht; bes. 2) Ermahnung, welche vor der Ablegung eines Eides an den Schwörenden ergeht, keinen Meineid zu schwören; 3) Ermahnung, welche an einen Schüler von dem Lehrer od. an einen Geistlichen von seinem… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 Admonition — Admonition, Ermahnung, admoniren, ermahnen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 9 admonition — ADMONITION. s. f. Action d admonéter, avertissement. Après plusieurs admonitions. Après deux ou trois admonitions …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 10 admonition — Admonition, Monitum, vel Monitio, Admonitio. Recevoir les admonitions qu on nous fait, Locum admonitionibus relinquere …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 11 admonition — Admonition. s. f. Avertissement. Il n a guere d usage qu en parlant des remontrances secretes qu un pere peut faire à son fils, & un Directeur à son penitent. Aprés diverses admonitions …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 12 admonition — (a dmo ni sion) s. f. 1°   Action d admonéter. L admonition a été abolie. 2°   Avertissement. •   Après avoir inutilement tenté près de moi les admonitions charitables, Marcellin employa les mesures sévères, CHATEAUBR. Mart. 132. HISTORIQUE… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 13 Admonition — for the author of a poem titled Admonition .Admonition (or being admonished ) is a punishment under Scots law when an offender has been found guilty but is neither imprisoned nor fined but receives a verbal warning and is afterwards set free. The …

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  • 14 admonition — UK [ˌædməˈnɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms admonition : singular admonition plural admonitions formal a warning about someone s behaviour …

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  • 15 admonition — noun Etymology: Middle English amonicioun, from Anglo French amonicion, from Latin admonition , admonitio, from admonēre Date: 14th century 1. gentle or friendly reproof 2. counsel or warning against fault or oversight …

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  • 16 admonition — /ad meuh nish euhn/, n. 1. an act of admonishing. 2. counsel, advice, or caution. 3. a gentle reproof. 4. a warning or reproof given by an eccleslastical authority. [1350 1400; < L admonition (s. of admonitio); see AD , MONITION; r. late ME… …

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  • 17 admonition — [[t]æ̱dmənɪ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] admonitions N VAR An admonition is a warning or criticism about someone s behaviour. [FORMAL] She is full of admonitions about smoking, now that she has given it up. Syn: reproof …

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  • 18 admonition — /aedmanishan/ Any authoritative oral communication or statement by way of advice or caution by the court to the jury respecting their duty or conduct as jurors, the admissibility or nonadmissibility of evidence, or the purpose for which any… …

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  • 19 admonition — 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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  • 20 admonition — noun 1. cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness) (Freq. 3) a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality the warning was to beware of surprises his final word of advice was not to… …

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