admonishing admonishing  /æd ˈmɑ nɪ ʃɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A few days earlier, Nogi had paid a last visit to Hirohito and his brothers, admonishing them to live dedicated, frugal lives, as he had taught them.
  2. It was here, his associates say, that Uday tucked away the admonishing letter from his father.
  3. These findings led the New England Journal to publish an editorial admonishing doctors to prescribe the drugs only for patients with severe obesity.

News

  1. Retailers should referee customer conflict

    ( University of British Columbia ) A new study by UBC's Sauder School of Business says retailers should consider admonishing queue jumpers and thoughtless store browsers to ease aggression between shoppers.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Judge tells AEG Live CEO he must answer questions from Jackson family attorney without comment

    LOS ANGELES †A judge is admonishing the top executive of AEG Live to answer questions from an attorney for Michael Jackson's mother without arguing with the lawyer.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Judge admonishes AEG Live CEO about testimony

    A judge is admonishing the top executive of AEG Live to answer questions from an attorney for Michael Jackson's mother without arguing with the lawyer.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

Quotes

  1. "We join with the Special Committee in admonishing the Judge that his conduct exhibiting poor judgment with respect to this material created a public controversy that can reasonably be seen as having resulted in embarrassment to the institution of...
    on Jul 3, 2009 By: Anthony Scirica Source: Gant Daily

  2. "When courts see them coming they lock their doors and run for cover, admonishing the political branches to work out their own difficulties," said Douglas Kmiec, a Pepperdine University law professor who served as a constitutional specialist in...
    on Mar 26, 2004 By: Douglas Kmiec Source: WCNC (subscription)

  3. "If more than one nation is admonishing North Korea, it is more likely the leader in North Korea will make a rational decision," Bush said.
    on Oct 22, 2006 By: President Bush Source: NewsBlaze

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