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Meaning of ADMONITORY

Pronunciation:  ad'mâni`towree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective
  2. [adj]  serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"
 

ADMONITORY is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: admonishing, cautionary, dissuasive, exemplary, monitory, reproachful, reproving, unfavorable, unfavourable, warning(a)
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad*mon"i*to*ry\, a. [LL. admonitorius.]
That conveys admonition; warning or reproving; as, an
admonitory glance. -- {Ad*mon"i*to*ri*ly},, adv.

 

 

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