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Word Example of - admonishment

    Example Sentences for admonishment

    Naturally she gained more by yielding herself to Jim's caresses than by any direct advice or admonishment.

    "No, we can't sit still," they cry, heedless of her admonishment.

    She flushed violently and obeyed Judge Townsend's admonishment that she must answer all of Marvin's questions.

    And so it went, hardly a man escaping without some admonishment.

    It was evidently in their blood, for nothing, no amount of teaching and admonishment, could get them out of it.

    The priest began his admonishment in a dry, expressionless voice, as though he did not believe what he said.

    After this admonishment the minister requested the first five on the first form to stay behind.

    Stupidly enough, the man comprehended some part of his admonishment.

Word Origin & History of - admonishment

    Word Origin & History

    admonish early 14c., from O.Fr. amonester (12c.), from V.L. admonestare, from L. admonere "advise, remind," from ad- "to" + monere "advise, warn" (see monitor). The -d- was restored on L. model. The ending was infl. by words in -ish (e.g. astonish). Related: Admonitory (1590s).

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