Definition of admonishment in English:

admonishment

noun

  • See admonish

    • ‘His admonishments were drowned by the buzzer of my alarm clock.’
    • ‘Do you sir, agree with this punishment which would involve the admonishment of a member of your own party?’
    • ‘So we were taken aback the other day when an email we had sent to a York PR firm bounced back, accompanied by a strict admonishment.’
    • ‘However, enforcement of the dress code regulations has been uneven and, when it occurred, generally consisted of verbal admonishment by security forces.’
    • ‘The traditional critical admonishment to distinguish between a writer and his or her work is discarded.’

Pronunciation:

admonishment

/ədˈmɒnɪʃmənt/