What is the meaning of monition?


  • A firm rebuke.
  • Cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness. )
    • usage: "a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality"; "the warning was to beware of surprises"; "his final word of advice was not to play with matches"
  • A summons issued after the filing of a libel or claim directing all parties concerned to show cause why the judgment asked for should not be granted.
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APAWordNet. (2010). monition. Retrieved July 22, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/monition/definitions/1216800
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HarvardWordNet 2010, monition, Smart Define, viewed 22 July, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/monition/definitions/1216800>.
MLAWordNet. "monition" 23 October 2010. Web. 22 July 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/monition/definitions/1216800>
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