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Synonyms for cautionary

Synonyms for (adjective) cautionary

Synonyms: warning, exemplary, cautionary, monitory, admonitory Definition: serving to warn Usage: shook a monitory finger at him; an exemplary jail sentence

Similar words: dissuasive Definition: deterring from action Usage: dissuasive advice; made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand

Synonyms: prophylactic, cautionary Definition: warding off Usage: the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples- Victor Schultze

Similar words: protective Definition: intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind Usage: a protective covering; the use of protective masks and equipment; protective coatings; kept the drunken sailor in protective custody; animals with protective coloring; protective tariffs