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Definition 1: serving to warn - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where admonitory or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • shook a monitory finger at him
  • an exemplary jail sentence

Synonyms for admonitory in the sense of this definition

(admonitory is similar to ...) deterring from action

"dissuasive advice" "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand"

Definition 2: expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for admonitory in the sense of this definition

(admonitory is similar to ...) not encouraging or approving or pleasing

"unfavorable conditions" "an unfavorable comparison" "unfavorable comments" "unfavorable impression"

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