Example sentences for: admonished

How can you use “admonished” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen admonished critics, "It is an active family, an achieving family, and so its members have taken some chances."

  • Purposefully confounding future biographers, Sigmund Freud burned his early papers and admonished his wife Martha to destroy their love letters.

  • Round, hard candies that a child could choke on are called choke babies, because when they were toddlers, my mother admonished my two older children that those could choke the baby.

  • Morally stern, Adams also admonished his son to make "a good account" of himself, and continued to hector him well into his adulthood.

  • And we were admonished that to claim empathy outside those two special areas is an enormity--a word he described as another dead word, but used anyway.


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