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Admonishment

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Admo'nishment. n.s. [from admonish.] Admonition; the notice by which one is put in mind of faults or duties: a word not often used.

But yet be wary, in thy studious care. —
— Thy grave admonishments prevail with me.
Shakespeare's Henry V. p. i.

To th' infinitely Good we owe
Immortal thanks, and his admonishment
Receive, with solemn purpose to observe
Immutably his sovereign will, the end
Of what we are.
Milton's Paradise Lost, b. vii. l. 77.

Sources: Shakespeare's Henry V (66) · Milton, John (449)

Attributes: Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Admonishment." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 8, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=14213.


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