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disciplinarian

[dis-uh-pluh-nair-ee-uh n] /ˌdɪs ə pləˈnɛər i ən/
noun
1.
a person who enforces or advocates discipline:
The teacher was a formidable disciplinarian.
adjective
Origin of disciplinarian
1575-1585
First recorded in 1575-85; discipline + -arian
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disciplinarian

/ˌdɪsɪplɪˈnɛərɪən/
noun
1.
a person who imposes or advocates discipline
adjective
2.
a less common word for disciplinary
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Word Origin and History for disciplinarian
n.

"one who enforces order," 1630s, see discipline; earlier used of Puritans who wanted to establish the Presbyterian "discipline" in England (1580s). Meaning "advocate of greater discipline" is from 1746.

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