Synonyms of cautionary


1. cautionary, prophylactic, protective (vs. unprotective)

usage: warding off; "the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples"- Victor Schultze

2. admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory, warning(prenominal), dissuasive (vs. persuasive)

usage: serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"

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Definition and meaning of cautionary (Dictionary)