Dehortatory
Dehortatory De*hort"a*to*ry, a. [L. dehortatorius.] Fitted or designed to dehort or dissuade. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • dehortatory — index remonstrative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • dehortatory — a. See dehortative …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • dehortatory — dehorˈtative or dehorˈtatory adjective Dissuasive • • • Main Entry: ↑dehort …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dissuasion — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Dissuasion >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dissuasion dissuasion dehortation expostulation remonstrance Sgm: N 1 deprecation deprecation &c. 766 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 discouragement discouragement damper …   English dictionary for students

  • Advice — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Advice >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 advice advice counsel adhortation| Sgm: N 1 word to the wise word to the wise Sgm: N 1 suggestion suggestion submonition| recommendation advocacy Sgm: N 1 advisemement …   English dictionary for students

  • de|hor|ta|tive — «dih HR tuh tihv», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. having the quality or purpose of dehorting. 2. = dehortatory (Cf. ↑dehortatory) –n. a dehortative address or argument …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dissuasive — Dis*sua sive, a. Tending to dissuade or divert from a measure or purpose; dehortatory; as, dissuasive advice. n. A dissuasive argument or counsel; dissuasion; dehortation. Prynne. {Dis*sua sive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dissuasively — Dissuasive Dis*sua sive, a. Tending to dissuade or divert from a measure or purpose; dehortatory; as, dissuasive advice. n. A dissuasive argument or counsel; dissuasion; dehortation. Prynne. {Dis*sua sive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dehort — dehortation /dee hawr tay sheuhn/, n. dehortative, dehortatory /di hawr teuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj., n. dehorter, n. /di hawrt /, v.t. Archaic. to try to dissuade. [1525 35; < L dehortari to dissuade, equiv. to de DE + hortari to urge (hor(iri)… …   Universalium

  • remonstrative — I adjective admonitive, admonitory, argumentative, censorious, contentious, corrective, critical, dehortative, dehortatory, demurring, deprecative, deprecatory, discouraging, disputatious, dissuasive, enjoining, expostulatory, exprobrative,… …   Law dictionary

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