admonishment admonishment  /æd ˈmɑ nɪʃ mɛnt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a firm rebuke

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But to young Chinese like Maria and Vicky, the Tiananmen protests are less a source of inspiration than an admonishment.
  2. Coupled with his offer to the Taliban was an admonishment to his international backers, who have bristled at the idea of negotiating with Mullah Omar in the past.
  3. Apparently my dad's admonishment growing up that that silence does not give consent was apparently crap -- love you anyway dad.

News

  1. Risky GOP embraces an anti-abortion agenda

    WASHINGTON - After Republicans lost the presidential election and seats in both the House and the Senate last year, many in the party offered a stern admonishment: If we want to broaden our appeal, steer clear of divisive social and cultural issues.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  2. U.S. House Republicans embrace anti-abortion agenda

    After Republicans lost the presidential election and seats in both the House and the Senate last year, many in the party offered a stern admonishment: If we want to broaden our appeal, steer clear of divisive social and cultural issues.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  3. Despite perils, Republicans embrace antiabortion agenda

    WASHINGTON — After Republicans lost the presidential election and seats in both the House and the Senate last year, many in the party offered a stern admonishment: If we want to broaden our appeal, steer clear of divisive social and cultural issues.        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "This resolution advises the courts that it is improper for them to substitute foreign law for American law or the American Constitution," Feeney said. "To the extent they deliberately ignore Congress' admonishment, they are no longer...
    on Mar 11, 2004 By: Tom Feeney Source: MSNBC

  2. "Perhaps there's no other time in history that one nation has influenced the world, the entire world, like we have today," Romney said. "Within this reality is a responsibility that's tempered by the admonishment that to whom much is given,...
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: BP News

  3. "Obviously I accept my admonishment, you know, I must realise that with the Labor Party you are talking about trillions, trillions of dollars of expenditure," Senator Joyce said. "Trillions that is what they are spending not billions,...
    on Feb 4, 2010 By: Barnaby Joyce Source: The Age

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