discipline

Part of speech: verb

To punish.

Part of speech: verb

To train to obedience or effectiveness; drill; educate.

Part of speech: noun

Systematic training, as of a soldier; subjection; progressive molding of character and conduct.

Part of speech: noun

Punishment; correction; chastisement.

Part of speech: noun

A system of rules, as of a church.

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Usage examples "discipline":

  1. But there was room for discipline. - "Love's Final Victory", Horatio.
  2. Like so many other sons of good kings he was spoiled by too much luxury and too little discipline. - "Hebrew Life and Times", Harold B. Hunting.
  3. The discipline would certainly be severe- she did not dream at the moment how severe! - "The Man Whom the Trees Loved", Algernon Blackwood.