English noun: admonition
|1.||admonition (communication) cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)|
|Samples||A letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality.|
The warning was to beware of surprises.
His final word of advice was not to play with matches.
|Synonyms||monition, warning, word of advice|
|Narrower (hyponym)||deterrent example, example, lesson, object lesson|
|2.||admonition (communication) a firm rebuke|
|Broader (hypernym)||rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval|