admonition

Part of speech: noun

The act of admonishing; gentle reproof.

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Usage examples "admonition":

  1. There would be no Jewess within her circle of acquaintances but would receive notice, with the admonition not to fail to be present. - "Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10)", Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll.
  2. What was it made him speak to Lorraine as he had never spoken before, on the very day after his mother's admonition? - "Winding Paths", Gertrude Page.
  3. The blind old man, who had nothing more to command and direct, moved through our merry, noisy life like a silent admonition to good and noble things. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.