admonition


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words expressive of strong disapproval

advice to beware, as of a person or thing

Synonyms for admonition

cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)

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Bevans on Monday denied doing so but said he opted not to fight the admonition because it did not constitute formal discipline by the bar.
The emphasis on the briefings is frequently heavily weighted toward the negative; perhaps the standard admonition is routinely given if only to protect the briefer's backside.
It brought new meaning to the admonitions of the nuns at my seventh-grade Catholic school dances to "leave room for the Holy Spirit.
The Qur'an includes admonition as well as other things, such as legal provisions, stories, and instruction on how to refine manners.
I am very weary of it, and I have been fighting this scientifically unsupportable admonition for 40 years.
The truth of the admonition from Ecclesiastes has been proven now that Jackson has found the rifle he "cast upon the waters" so many years ago.
Despite this admonition, I believe that our field will benefit enormously by expanding our cadre of physicians committed to the science of environmental health.
Perhaps what we need instead are a thousand "town criers" like Bob Barker, the venerable game show host who closes every Price is Right with an admonition to "spay or neuter your pet.
Auden's admonition "We must love each other or die.
My struggle also is not because I have any doubt that I and other ELCA members need that admonition frequently.
On 18 February, a WSJ headline writer jotted down "Making Sure the Kids Are Alright," thereby contravening the admonition on page 9 of The Wall Street Journal Guide to Business Style and Usage, by Paul Martin: "all right (adv.
How do they respond to Thomas Jefferson's admonition to "Question with boldness even the existence of a God"?
One of the benefits of the mutual affirmation and admonition resulting from the co-operative agreement between Canadian Anglicans and Lutherans is that parochialism, ethnocentrism and narrow domesticity, no matter where its source, can be mutually challenged and transformed into opposite endeavours.
This example underscores the importance of the admonition to authors in the "Instructions to Authors" for EAR, NOSE & THROAT JOURNAL, which states the following: "A search of the literature should not exclude sources published before 1966 (pre-MEDLINE) if they are pertinent to the current manuscript.
But it is a somber admonition as to the state of our art and its finances.