admonitory

[ad-mon-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
tending or serving to admonish; warning: an admonitory gesture.

Origin:
1585–95; < Medieval Latin admonitōrius. See ad-, monitory

admonitorily, adverb
unadmonitory, adjective
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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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Example sentences
The statute is in three parts: the preamble, the enacting clause, and a final admonitory paragraph.
Later studies have modified the contrast, but have never entirely abandoned making invidious and admonitory comparisons.
The look on his face is wary, distancing, maybe a little admonitory.
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