un admonitory

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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admonitory

adjective
1. serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence" 
2. expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective 
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