admonition

[ad-muh-nish-uhn]
noun
1.
an act of admonishing.
2.
counsel, advice, or caution.
3.
a gentle reproof.
4.
a warning or reproof given by an eccleslastical authority.

Origin:
1350–1400; < Latin admonitiōn- (stem of admonitiō); see ad-, monition; replacing late Middle English amonicioun < Anglo-French < Latin; see admonish

preadmonition, noun
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admonish (ədˈmɒnɪʃ)
 
vb
1.  to reprove firmly but not harshly
2.  to advise to do or against doing something; warn; caution
 
[C14: via Old French from Vulgar Latin admonestāre (unattested), from Latin admonēre to put one in mind of, from monēre to advise]
 
ad'monisher
 
n
 
ad'monitor
 
n
 
admonition
 
n
 
ad'monitory
 
adj

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admonition
late 14c., from O.Fr. admonition, from L. admonitionem (nom. admonitio), noun of action from admonere (see admonish).
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Example sentences
Advice on how to avoid danger abounds: "Drink plenty of water and walk
  real slow" is a typical admonition.
I'm just saying your admonition is short sighted and incorrect.
When he graduated from Exeter in 1938, he ignored his uncle's admonition to go
  to college.
To some students, that admonition may have seemed like empty bluster.
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