admonition (n.)

  1. 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

    [ Syn: monition , warning , word of advice ]

  2. a firm rebuke

    [ Syn: admonishment , monition ]

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