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Noun: monition  mow'ni-shun or mu'ni-shun
  1. A firm rebuke
    - admonition, admonishment
  2. Cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)
    "a letter of monition about the dangers of immorality";
    - admonition, warning, word of advice
  3. (law) 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
    - process of monition

Derived forms: monitions

Type of: advice, process, rebuke, reprehension, reprimand, reproof, reproval, summons

Encyclopedia: Monition