monstro-, monstr-, mone-, monu-, moni-

(Latin: monere, to warn; to remind, to advise, to instruct)

admonish (verb), admonishes; admonished; admonishing
1. To warn strongly; to put on guard: The crossing guard at the busy intersection admonished the pedestrians to look both ways before attempting to cross the street.
2. To counsel in terms of someone's behavior: The assistant principal of the school admonished the students about their noisy behavior in the library.
3. To advise a person to do or, more often, not to do something: The judge was admonishing both lawyers not to waste anymore court time with petty arguments.

The doctor always admonishes her patients to cut down on excessive meat consumption.

To advise against doing something wrong.
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To gently, but seriously, warn of a fault.
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admonition (s) (noun), admonitions (pl)
1. Mild, kind, yet earnest reproof, rebuke, or criticism: The writer of the drama presented an admonition to the producer regarding the lighting that was being considered for the upcoming production.
2. Cautionary advice or warning: At the bottom of the page of instructions, there was the admonition to always unplug the machine before installing a new piece of equipment.
3. A piece of advice that is also a warning to someone about his or her behavior: Mike's mother issued an admonition that he should wash his hands before coming to eat.
A mild warning; a gentle counseling against a fault or an oversight.
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admonitory (adjective), more admonitory, most admonitory
Tending or serving to strongly warn or to counsel someone: Sam's mother made an admonitory gesture to him to quit making so much noise.
counterdemonstration (s) (noun), counterdemonstrations (pl)
A public display held in opposition to another public attitude or behavior: Some people in the city advocated that their country go to war while others had counterdemonstrations against any kind of military violence.
counterdemonstrator (s) (noun), counterdemonstrators (pl)
Someone who participates publicly in opposition to another display of feelings for or against something: David and Maurice were two of the couterdemonstrators protesting against those who want to do away with the university requirement that all students must take at least one year of Latin before they can earn their undergraduate degree.
demonetization (s) (noun), demonetizations (pl)
Ending something; such as, gold or silver, as no longer the legal, or monetary, tender of a country: Apparently all countries exist with the demonetization of gold as part of their coins except when producing special collectors' sets at much higher costs for buyers.
demonetize, [demonetise (British)] (verb), demonetizes; demonetized; demonetizing
To stop using a particular metal to make coins: Many countries have demonetized their coins by not using silver in their compositions.
demonstrability (s) (noun), demonstrabilities (pl)
A way to logically prove something: Editors of publications usually have demonstrabilities which can provide good reasons for revising the contents of some written documents.
demonstrable (adjective), more demonstrable, most demonstrable
1. Descriptive of something which is obvious or easy to recognize: Gwen was telling demonstrable lies so often that no one could believe her even when she was telling the truth.
2. Capable of being shown to be true or to exist: There was demonstrable proof that the neighbor set fire to his house so he could collect the insurance.
demonstrableness (s) (noun) (usually no plural)
The quality of being provable or logically validated: The employees were shown the demonstrableness of the new manufacturing process.

The new administrator revealed the demonstrableness regarding the lack of concern that the previous administrator had for his staff.

demonstrably (adverb), more demonstrably, most demonstrably
Relating to how something is shown in an obvious and provable way: The politicians had a demonstrably lack of concern for the general welfare of their country.
demonstrate (verb), demonstrates; demonstrated; demonstrating
1. To show clearly and deliberately, manifest: They were able to demonstrate their desire to help the street people by collecting food and preparing meals for them.
2. To show to be true by reasoning or adducing evidence; to prove.
3. To present by experiments, examples, or practical application; to explain and illustrate.
4. To show the use of; such as, an article to a prospective buyer.
5. To give an example of how to do something: Mrs. Shaffer described the dance step, then she chose a partner and demonstrated how it could be done.
6. To participate in a public display of opinion: The day laborers demonstrated against the new tax hikes.
7. In the military, to attack or to make a show of force to deceive an enemy.
demonstrated (adjective), more demonstrated, most demonstrated
A reference to something that has been verified, or shown to be true, beyond any doubt; or is incapable of being contested or disputed.
demonstration (s) (noun), demonstrations (pl)
1. The act of showing or making evident; a presentation to others of the way in which something works or is done.
2. Conclusive evidence; proof.
3. An illustration or explanation, as of a theory or product, by exemplification or practical application; conclusive proof.
4. A manifestation, as of one's feelings.
5. A public display of group opinion; a public show as a group for or against an issue, cause, or person; as by a rally or march: Ted and his friends attended the peace demonstrations.
6. A show of military force or readiness for combat.
demonstrational (adjective), more demonstrational, most demonstrational
A reference to showing or proving something: The TV program showed a demonstrational video of the street scenes.