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Meaning of MONITION

Pronunciation:  mow'nishun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  cautionary advice
  2. [n]  a firm rebuke

MONITION is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: admonishment, admonition, warning, word of advice
 See Also: advice, deterrent example, example, lesson, object lesson, rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mo*ni"tion\, n. [F., fr. L. monitio, from monere to
warn, bring to mind; akin to E. mind. See {Mind}, and cf.
{Admonish}, {Money}, {Monster}.]
1. Instruction or advice given by way of caution; an
   admonition; a warning; a caution.

         Sage monitions from his friends.      --Swift.

2. Information; indication; notice; advice.

         We have no visible monition of . . . other periods,
         such as we have of the day by successive light and
         darkness.                             --Holder.

3. (Admiralty Practice) A process in the nature of a summons
   to appear and answer.

4. (Eccl. Law) An order monishing a party complained against
   to obey under pain of the law. --Shipley.

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