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Exhortation vs Advise - What's the difference?

exhortation | advise |

As a noun exhortation

is the act or practice of exhorting; the act of inciting to laudable deeds; incitement to that which is good or commendable.

As a verb advise is

to give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed.

exhortation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act or practice of exhorting; the act of inciting to laudable deeds; incitement to that which is good or commendable.
  • Language intended to incite and encourage; advice; counsel; admonition.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    advise

    English

    Alternative forms

    * advize (obsolete) * avise * avize

    Verb

    (advis)
  • To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed.
  • The dentist advised brushing three times a day.
  • To give information or notice to; to inform or counsel; — with (m) before the thing communicated.
  • We were advised of the risk.
    The lawyer advised me to drop the case, since there was no chance of winning.
  • To consider, to deliberate.
  • * 1843 , '', book 2, ch. VIII, ''The Election
  • accordingly. His Majesty, advising of it for a moment, orders that Samson be brought in with the other Twelve.
  • (obsolete) To look at, watch; to see.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.v:
  • when that villain he auiz'd , which late / Affrighted had the fairest Florimell , / Full of fiers fury, and indignant hate, / To him he turned

    Usage notes

    * This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See .

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    Derived terms

    * advice * advisable * advisement * adviser