Admonition [ad-muh-nish-uhn] is a noun used to describe an act of admonishing;
mild, yet earnest reproof; cautionary advice or warning given by an ecclesiastical authority.
- ↑ "admonition." The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 13 Mar. 2010. <Dictionary.com http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/admonition>.