Definition of paraenetic in English:

paraenetic

(also parenetic)

Pronunciation /ˌpariːˈnɛtɪk/

adjective

rare
  • Advisory or hortatory.

Origin

Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From post-classical Latin paraeneticus hortatory from Hellenistic Greek παραινετικός from παραινέτης adviser, encourager (from ancient Greek παραινεῖν to exhort, advise + -της, suffix forming agent nouns) + -ικός.