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Discipline (IPA: /ˈdɪsəpɫən/)


Discipline (n.)

The treatment suited to a disciple or learner; education; development of the faculties by instruction and exercise; training, whether physical, mental, or moral.

Discipline (n.)

Training to act in accordance with established rules; accustoming to systematic and regular action; drill.

Discipline (n.)

Subjection to rule; submissiveness to order and control; habit of obedience.

Discipline (n.)

Severe training, corrective of faults; instruction by means of misfortune, suffering, punishment, etc.

Discipline (n.)

Correction; chastisement; punishment inflicted by way of correction and training.

Discipline (n.)

The subject matter of instruction; a branch of knowledge.

Discipline (n.)

The enforcement of methods of correction against one guilty of ecclesiastical offenses; reformatory or penal action toward a church member.

Discipline (n.)

Self-inflicted and voluntary corporal punishment, as penance, or otherwise; specifically, a penitential scourge.

Discipline (n.)

A system of essential rules and duties; as, the Romish or Anglican discipline.

Discipline (v. t.)

To educate; to develop by instruction and exercise; to train.

Discipline (v. t.)

To accustom to regular and systematic action; to bring under control so as to act systematically; to train to act together under orders; to teach subordination to; to form a habit of obedience in; to drill.

Discipline (v. t.)

To improve by corrective and penal methods; to chastise; to correct.

Discipline (v. t.)

To inflict ecclesiastical censures and penalties upon.

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A type of whip used in religiously-based flogging

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Example Sentence (Quote)

" All mental discipline and symmetrical growth are from activity of the mind under the yoke of the will or personal power." - Action

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Discipline is not revenge. The nation can only be built through commitment, discipline and elimination of corruption." - Mahinda Rajapaksa

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I hate the Republicans and everything they stand for, but I admire their discipline and their organization." - Howard Dean

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I make a point of writing, if only a little, every day, as a kind of discipline so that it is not a whim but a piece of work." - P. L. Travers

Example Sentence (Quote)

" It's in the private places of the heart that freedom is made or unmade by the discipline we create there." - Alan Keyes


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