Monition meaning

mō-nĭshən, mə-
A warning or intimation of something imminent, especially of impending danger.
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Cautionary advice or counsel; an admonition.
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A formal order from a bishop or ecclesiastical court to refrain from a specified offense.
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A summons, especially in admiralty court.
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Admonition; warning; caution.
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An official or legal notice; specif., an order issued by a court, as a summons or a command to refrain from doing some act.
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A caution or warning of imminent danger.
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A summons in some courts.
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Origin of monition

  • Middle English monicioun from Old French monicion from Latin monitiō monitiōn- from monitus past participle of monēre to warn men-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin monitiō (“warning, admonition").

    From Wiktionary