Monitory Definition

mŏnĭ-tôrē
monitories
adjective
Conveying an admonition or a warning.
A monitory glance.
American Heritage
Giving or containing monition; admonishing.
Webster's New World
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noun
monitories
A monitory writing.
Webster's New World
A letter of admonition, such as one from a bishop or ecclesiastical court.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Monitory

Noun

Singular:
monitory
Plural:
monitories

Origin of Monitory

  • Middle English monitorie letter of admonition, admonitory from Medieval Latin monitōria admonition from feminine of Latin monitōrius monitory from monitor monitor monitor

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

  • Latin monitorius

    From Wiktionary

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