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Warning and warnings - thesaurus

Synonyms

warning

noun

an action or statement telling someone of a possible problem or danger

notice

noun

information or a warning about something that is going to happen

caution

noun

a warning that you should be careful

alert

noun

a warning that something dangerous has happened or is going to happen

red alert

noun

a warning that something very dangerous is likely to happen

advisory

noun

American an official warning

do’s and don’ts

informal instructions and warnings about what you should and should not do in a particular situation

early warning

noun

warning of a future event that comes early enough for you to prepare for it

alarm bells

noun

something that makes you feel something unpleasant or dangerous is going to happen

government health warning

noun

Britishhumorous a warning that doing something could cause problems

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cautionary tale

noun

a story or series of events in which something bad happens that you can use as a warning for the future

caveat

noun

formal a warning of the limits of a particular agreement or statement

code red

interjection

used when a situation becomes an emergency

fair warning

a warning about something that you get early enough to be able to plan how to deal with it

false alarm

noun

a situation in which you think that something bad is going to happen, but it does not

heads-up

noun

informal a warning

portent

noun

literary a warning or warnings about the future

tip-off

noun

informal a warning or secret information that you give to someone

wake-up call

noun

a bad experience that warns someone to change something, usually the way that they behave

warning

noun

an action or statement telling someone that they will be punished or that something bad will happen if they do something

word

noun

if someone gives you a word of something such as advice, praise, or warning, they advise, praise, or warn you

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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