admonition

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  • Info Admonition (or "being admonished") is a punishment under Scots law when an offender has been found guilty but is neither imprisoned nor fined but receives verbal discipline and is afterwards set free; the conviction is still recorded. more...
  • She felt she must put in some small word of admonition. Cited from His Hour, by Elinor Glyn
  • Eventually, the larger part of the society members were let off with an admonition.
  • She was so tired that her eyes closed even as she gave me the admonition. Cited from Revelations of a Wife, The Story of a Honeymoon, by Adele Garrison
  • I do not write of his personal words of love and admonition to the members of his family. Cited from Under the Prophet in Utah, by Cannon and O'Higgins
  • What do all your admonitions help, I should like to know? Cited from Maezli, by Johanna Spyri
  • Therefore it would seem that they are bound to tell them this, even before any secret admonition. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae), by Thomas Aquinas
  • I feel sure that you often in your heart thank me for my admonitions. Cited from The Great German Composers, by George T. Ferris
  • After such admonition he would say no more to me. Cited from The Virginian, Horseman Of The Plains, Owen Wister
  • He is in no need of any admonition from us, and who are we to offer it? Cited from If You're Going to Live in the Country, by Ormsbee and Huntley
  • A conscience built up through years of experience stood close by me with admonition. Cited from A Kentucky Cardinal, by James Lane Allen
  • Any person, breaking this law, would come under admonition, if found out. Cited from A Portraiture of Quakerism, Volume III (of 3), by Thomas Clarkson
  • The pope himself visited her in her palace, and gave her certain words of admonition. Cited from Droll Stories, Complete, by Honore de Balzac
  • She said nothing, beyond the repeated admonition that he must not sit up into the night. Cited from The Three Black Pennys, by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • To these are added some admonitions of a more special character. Cited from Companion to the Bible, by E. P. Barrows
  • Good admonition and bad example only build with one hand to pull down with the other. Cited from Self Help; Conduct & Perseverance by Samuel Smiles
  • "I was thinking that we should let the man go with an admonition." Cited from The Pony Rider Boys with the Texas Rangers, by Frank Gee Patchin
  • But it might be worth while to give him a word of admonition as to his future conduct. Cited from The Cock-House at Fellsgarth, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • I turned to the young man desiring my admonition to reach him also. Cited from The Allen House, by T. S. Arthur
  • I am sure my little son will receive many wise admonitions which he will take open-mouthed. Cited from Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee
  • Then, when he has concluded his admonition, he bids them cover him up. Cited from The Golden Bough, by James George Frazer
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Meaning of admonition

  • noun Cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
    a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality, the warning was to beware of surprises, his final word of advice was not to play with matches
  • noun A firm rebuke