Definition of monition in English:

monition

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Pronunciation: /məˈnɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

rare
1A warning of impending danger.
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  • Our monitions usually prompt the illiberal intelligentsia to chortle and chide about the Trib's seemingly amazing ability to find a Karl Marx devotee lurking virtually everywhere.
  • For all of his insights into our geopolitical situation and his monitions about the perilous path we're on, when one reads the two books in tandem, the effect is one of moral numbness.
  • Any political operative who would consider attempting a backstabing operation needs to have a certain six-word monition whispered in their ear.
1.1A formal notice from a bishop or ecclesiastical court admonishing a person not to do something specified.

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin monitio(n-), from monere 'warn'.

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