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Synonyms for cautionary
ˈkɔ ʃəˌnɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cautionary, prophylactic(adj)

    warding off

    "the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples"- Victor Schultze

    Synonyms:
    prophylactic, contraceptive, warning(a), exemplary, antifertility, admonitory, preventive, preventative, monitory

    Antonyms:
    unprotective, persuasive

  2. admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory, warning(a)(adj)

    serving to warn

    "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"

    Antonyms:
    unprotective, persuasive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cautionary":

    precautionary, warning, precaution, warnings

How to pronounce cautionary?

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How to use cautionary in a sentence?

  1. Michael Rippee:

    Kylee’s story is unique as a cautionary tale— as the athlete who says they’re better, but they’re not.

  2. Steve Carell:

    There was a level of fraud on a national scale that people were not privy to that could happen again tomorrow, i think it's a cautionary tale and I hope it starts conversations about how to change things and to avoid it happening again because it could be far worse next time.

  3. Susan Witt:

    I think in this day and age, patients do have to be their own advocate, this has been a cautionary tale which I believe patients can learn from.

  4. Robert Long:

    This report provides a cautionary tale for people as they consider how to celebrate the winter holidays, the gatherings at the center of this outbreak occurred in a rural area that had seen almost no evidence of Covid-19.

  5. Art Caplan:

    This should never have happened, this is a cautionary tale.

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