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ad·mon·i·to·ry

 (ăd-mŏn′ĭ-tôr′ē)
adj.
Expressing admonition.

ad•mon•i•to•ry

(ædˈmɒn ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj.
tending or serving to admonish; warning.
[1585–95; < Medieval Latin]
ad•mon`i•to′ri•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.admonitory - serving to warnadmonitory - serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"
dissuasive - deterring from action; "dissuasive advice"; "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand"
2.admonitory - expressing reproof or reproach especially as a correctiveadmonitory - expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective
unfavorable, unfavourable - not encouraging or approving or pleasing; "unfavorable conditions"; "an unfavorable comparison"; "unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression"

admonitory

adjective
Translations

admonitory

[ədˈmɒnɪtərɪ] ADJ (frm) → admonitorio

admonitory

adj(er)mahnend
References in classic literature ?
Then, after many good nights, and admonitions to wrap up, and glancing of lights, and handing in of cloaks and shawls, the chaise rolled away, and Joe trotted beside it--on Dolly's side, no doubt, and pretty close to the wheel too.
Our own experience has corroborated the lessons taught by the examples of other nations; that emergencies of this sort will sometimes arise in all societies, however constituted; that seditions and insurrections are, unhappily, maladies as inseparable from the body politic as tumors and eruptions from the natural body; that the idea of governing at all times by the simple force of law (which we have been told is the only admissible principle of republican government), has no place but in the reveries of those political doctors whose sagacity disdains the admonitions of experimental instruction.
Philip's glance unconsciously went to the absinthe, and Cronshaw, seeing it, gave him the quizzical look with which he reproved the admonitions of common sense.
It seemed that Mr Chuckster had been standing with his hands in his pockets looking carelessly at the pony, and occasionally insulting him with such admonitions as 'Stand still,'--'Be quiet,'--
Such a mode of admonition wins only coarse abuse for me - and, indeed, I almost feel as if I deserved it, for I hate to use such arguments; but they sink into his stupefied heart, and make him pause, and ponder, and abstain, more than anything else I could say.
For the first, the best preservative to keep the mind in health, is the faithful admonition of a friend.
The prudent housekeeper was again dispatched to bring the unhappy culprit before Mr Allworthy, in order, not as it was hoped by some, and expected by all, to be sent to the house of correction, but to receive wholesome admonition and reproof; which those who relish that kind of instructive writing may peruse in the next chapter.
The "ainos", as its name denotes, is an admonition, or rather a reproof veiled, either from fear of an excess of frankness, or from a love of fun and jest, beneath the fiction of an occurrence happening among beasts; and wherever we have any ancient and authentic account of the Aesopian fables, we find it to be the same.
He settled to his repast with the charming little "table manner" that, from the day of his arrival, had relieved me of all grossness of admonition.
Tulliver's admonition alone might have failed to effect; in spite of Philip's new kindness, and Tom's answering regard in this time of his trouble, they never became close friends.
The morning was made cheerful by Rebecca's start for school, the packing of the luncheon basket, the final word about umbrella, waterproof, or rubbers; the parting admonition and the unconscious waiting at the window for the last wave of the hand.
But no admonition would help, till that the wind of an hacquebute blasted his shoulder, and then ceased he from further pursuit in fury.