Definition of admonition noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌædməˈnɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌædməˈnɪʃn//
(less frequent admonishment
BrE BrE//ədˈmɒnɪʃmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ədˈmɑːnɪʃmənt//
[countable, uncountable] (formal)
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a warning to somebody about their behaviour To William he had written a letter full of the gravest admonitions, urging him to think carefully about what he was committing himself to.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: admonition