Etymology
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monitory (adj.)

"giving admonition, conveying a warning," late 15c., from Latin monitorius "admonishing," from monitus, past participle of monere "to admonish, warn, advise," from PIE *moneie- "to make think of, remind," suffixed (causative) form of root *men- (1) "to think."

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Definitions of monitory

monitory (adj.)
serving to warn;
shook a monitory finger at him
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