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disciplinable

[dis-uh-plin-uh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. subject to or meriting disciplinary action: a disciplinable breach of rules.
  2. capable of being instructed.

Origin of disciplinable

1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin disciplīnābilis. See discipline, -able
Related formsnon·dis·ci·plin·a·ble, adjectiveun·dis·ci·plin·a·ble, adjective
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Word Origin and History for disciplinable

adj.

mid-15c., from discipline + -able.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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