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(of the coloration of certain distasteful or poisonous animals) having conspicuous markings, which predators recognize and learn to avoid; aposematic

What does it mean when you dream about a warning?

A warning in a dream is often a warning about something in our everyday life, though it could also be an unwarranted feeling of alarm. Alternatively, a dream warning could be a message that something in our life needs attention.


Canterbury bells
fairies’ church bells; relied on for vigilance. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 167]
Capitoline geese
squawked obstreperously at sight of invader mounting rampart. [Rom. Hist.: Benét, 166]
crows at trespassers; morning call routs evil spirits. [Folklore: White, 150; Mercatante, 173–175]
crow’s cry
warning of death or illness. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 388]
fiery cross
traditional Highlands call to arms. [Scot. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 324–325]
Trojan priest warns citizens not to accept wooden horse. [Rom. Lit.: Aeneid]
Roland’s ivory horn; sounded to summon Charlemagne. [Fr. Lit.: The Song of Roland]
Revere, Paul
(1735–1818) famous American patriot who warned, “The British are coming” (1775). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 425–426]
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Any wording added to the warning should be consistent with the original intent of the warning; new wording should not change the message.
The speaker certainly has an idea of the effect which may or may not be known to the one being warned (hearer), hence the need for the warning. But what felicity conditions are required to make the warning happy?
Thinking that the Warning Letter citations are all inclusive
Among those who were satisfied with picture impact, 410 (56%) decreased their smoking, while 220 (36.6%) of those who did not find the warning impactful also decreased their smoking.
The warning was the same on all the alcohol types and in all labelling conditions.
The warning points out that the United States has no diplomats in Iran to help visitors and that Iran generally does not allow the Swiss embassy, which represents Washington in Iran, to provide protective services to dual nationals.
Given the cultural and linguistic diversity as well as the high levels of illiteracy, researchers said the pictorial component of the warnings should be robust enough to effectively convey the message to people.
To create the text-only version of the warning label, a professional web designer was recruited who both built the website and removed the graphic image from the original warning label.
In reaction, analysts may lower the warning threshold and issue warnings about everything".
The warning development phase consists of three parts: identifying potential warning information topics; determining how to deliver the warning information; and creating warning information prototypes.
Using the turn signal to indicate a lane change, the V2V system received a signal from the approaching silver CTS and immediately illuminated the warning light and sent a gentle vibration through the left side of the driver's seat, indicating a potential collision could occur, prompting me to stay in my lane.