Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Reproving; admonishing; having the manner of an admonitor; admonitory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Admonitory.

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  • adjective rare admonitory

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Examples

  • ‘I hope, Towlinson,’ says Miss Tox, who, in her instruction of the Toodle family, has acquired an admonitorial tone, and a habit of improving passing occasions, ‘that what has happened here, will be a warning to you, Towlinson.’

    Dombey and Son

  • Toodle family, has acquired an admonitorial tone, and a habit of improving passing occasions, 'that what has happened here, will be a warning to you, Towlinson.'

    Dombey and Son

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