What does the word monition mean?

Usage examples for monition

  1. But the lady did not heed her gentle monition. – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  2. It hardly seemed that an hour had passed when Hamish, in obedience to some inward monition, turned himself suddenly, looked up, stretched himself to a surprising length, then sat up by the fire, motioning to her to close her eyes. – The Story of Old Fort Loudon by Charles Egbert Craddock
  3. On the 8th of the Kalends of August, 1328, the Bishop issued his mandate to the Archdeacon of Totnes, informing him that the Abbot, having proceeded to Thurlestone, had reconciled the church, and that he was to require the Parishioners to pay the customary dues within eight days of the serving of this Monition to that effect. – Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts by Rosalind Northcote