The road to the White House is neither orderly nor regimented.
The regimented days of a hostage suddenly gave way to a disorienting and floating sort of freedom.
For Western parents, uncomfortable with the regimented recipe for child-rearing, the Indian way offers a path of compromise.
She just thinks that ideal life experience involves a regimented, specific schedule of studying and casual sex.
This sounded strange to the American, accustomed to have Germany referred to as the most regimented of nations.
In other countries, the militia has not only been exercised, but regimented.
They raised twelve companies, which they regimented under the command of Gustavus Hamilton, whom they chose for their governor.
But a nation cannot exist 90% slave—or 90% regimented—because every degree of order multiplies the power of disorder.
If I'm regimented, I should at least like to know in whose service it is?
A dictatorship may command the full strength of a regimented nation.
late 14c., "government, rule, control," from Old French regiment "government, rule" (14c.), from Late Latin regimentum "rule, direction," from Latin regere "to rule" (see regal). Meaning "unit of an army" first recorded 1570s (originally the reference was to permanent organization and discipline), from French. The exact number in the unit varies over time and place.
"to form into a regiment," 1610s, from regiment (n.). General sense of "organize systematically" is from 1690s. Related: Regimented; regimenting.