- The definition of admonition is advice or mild criticism.
Asking someone to be cautious is an example of an admonition.
A boy gives his dog an admonition.
admonition definition by Webster's New World
- an admonishing, or warning to correct some fault
- a mild rebuke; reprimand
Origin: Middle English amonicioun ; from Old French amonition, admonition ; from Classical Latin admonitio ; from admonere: see admonish
admonition definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Mild, kind, yet earnest reproof.
- Cautionary advice or warning.
Origin: Middle English amonicioun, from Old French amonition, from Latin admonitiō, admonitiōn-, from admonitus, past participle of admonēre, to admonish; see admonish.
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