ETYM Old Eng. amonicioun, Old Fren. amonition, French admonition, from Latin admonitio, from admonere. Related to Admonish.
1. A firm rebuke; SYN. admonishment, monition.
2. Cautionary advice; SYN. warning, word of advice.
ETYM Latin exhortatio: cf. French exhortation.
1. A communication intended to urge or persuade the recipients to take some action.
2. The act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion; SYN. incitement.