admonishing

Is admonishing a Scrabble word? YES

Is admonishing a Words With Friends word? YES


The word ADMONISHING is worth 18 points in Scrabble and 21 points in Words with Friends

There are 11 letters in the word ADMONISHING

2 Definitions  for the word admonishing:

GCIDE Definitions - ADMONISH

Admonish
Ad*mon"ish (/), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Admonished (/); p. pr. & vb. n. Admonishing.] [OE. amonesten, OF. amonester, F. admonester, fr. a supposed LL. admonesstrare, fr. L. admonere to remind, warn; ad + monere to warn. See Monition.] 1. To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort. Admonish him as a brother. 2 Thess. iii. 15.
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2. To counsel against wrong practices; to cation or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; -- followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause.
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Admonishing one another in psalms and hymns. Col. iii. 16.
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I warned thee, I admonished thee, foretold
The danger, and the lurking enemy.
Milton.
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3. To instruct or direct; to inform; to notify.
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Moses was admonished of God, when he was about to make the tabernacle. Heb. viii. 5.
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Admonish
Ad*mon"ish (/), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Admonished (/); p. pr. & vb. n. Admonishing.] [OE. amonesten, OF. amonester, F. admonester, fr. a supposed LL. admonesstrare, fr. L. admonere to remind, warn; ad + monere to warn. See Monition.] 1. To warn or notify of a fault; to reprove gently or kindly, but seriously; to exhort. Admonish him as a brother. 2 Thess. iii. 15.
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2. To counsel against wrong practices; to cation or advise; to warn against danger or an offense; -- followed by of, against, or a subordinate clause.
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Admonishing one another in psalms and hymns. Col. iii. 16.
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I warned thee, I admonished thee, foretold
The danger, and the lurking enemy.
Milton.
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3. To instruct or direct; to inform; to notify.
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Moses was admonished of God, when he was about to make the tabernacle. Heb. viii. 5.
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GCIDE Definitions - ADMONISHING

admonishing
admonishing adj. 1. expressing adverse criticism as a corrective
Syn. -- admonitory, reproachful, reproving
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admonishing
admonishing adj. 1. expressing adverse criticism as a corrective
Syn. -- admonitory, reproachful, reproving
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