check, chiding, reproval, denunciation, criticism, objurgation, blame, rebuke, reflection, word of advice, warn, reprehension, condemnation, admonishment, reprimand, disapproval, scolding, comment, reproach, upbraiding, praise, rap, caveat, reproof, animadversion, process of monition, censure
advice (part of speech: noun)
threat (part of speech: noun)
- Admonition implies faults in the nature of the child, and wisdom in the father to see and correct them. - "The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians", G. G. Findlay.
- She knew well enough what the admonition meant. - "The Fruit of the Tree", Edith Wharton.
- Karl smiled sadly at this admonition of the Church; meant for people who expect to live long and to have time for breaking their solemn vow. - "The Prussian Terror", Alexandre Dumas.