Etymology
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monition (n.)

c. 1400, monicioun, "warning, instruction given by way of caution," from Old French monition (13c.) and directly from Latin monitionem (nominative monitio) "warning, admonition, reminding," noun of action from past-participle stem of monere "to admonish, warn, advise," from PIE *moneie- "to make think of, remind," suffixed (causative) form of root *men- (1) "to think." With specific meanings in civil and ecclesiastical law.

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Definitions of monition

monition (n.)
a firm rebuke;
Synonyms: admonition / admonishment
monition (n.)
cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness);
Synonyms: admonition / warning / word of advice
monition (n.)
a summons issued after the filing of a libel or claim directing all parties concerned to show cause why the judgment asked for should not be granted;
Synonyms: process of monition
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