Giving or containing monition; admonishing
That warns; serving to warn
Serving as a model or example; worth imitating
Acting to defend against or prevent something, especially disease; protective.
Find another word for cautionary. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cautionary, like: admonishing, admonitory, monitory, warning, warn, exemplary and prophylactic.