Serving to warn or advise of a danger or fault.
The word "admonitory" is derived from the latin word "admonere" which means "to advise".
- The teacher gave an admonitory look to the student who was talking during class.
- The parents gave their child an admonitory talk about the dangers of drugs.
- The admonitory tone in her voice made it clear that she was not pleased with his behavior.
- The judge gave an admonitory sentence to the convicted criminal.
- The safety instructions included an admonitory warning about the dangers of using the equipment improperly.
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