verb (used with object), dis·ci·plined, dis·ci·plin·ing.
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Origin of discipline
synonym study for discipline
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Great discipline is taking place in China, as President Xi strongly leads what will be a very successful operation.Timeline: The 124 times Trump has downplayed the coronavirus threat|Aaron Blake, JM Rieger|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
The discipline, drive, and sacrifices required to win—and to consistently stay at the top—resonated with me in Novak Djokovic’s Serve to Win.Book recommendations from Fortune’s 40 under 40 in finance|Rachel King|September 8, 2020|Fortune
It doesn’t mean you have to follow it exactly, but keeping a steady calendar has a way of sharpening discipline.17 extremely useful productivity tips from this year’s 40 Under 40|Maria Aspan|September 6, 2020|Fortune
While she defended Germany’s borrowing binge, Merkel showed that her government aims to maintain as much budget discipline as possible.‘Things will become more difficult:’ Merkel tries to sell debt-averse Germany on her ambitious COVID spending plan|Bernhard Warner|August 28, 2020|Fortune
The new commission, if approved, would have the ability to recommend discipline for officers, but those decisions would ultimately rest with the police chief.Police Review Board Was Denied Docs, Interviews in 2015 Shooting Review|Sara Libby|July 22, 2020|Voice of San Diego
He is an immensely talented quarterback who has dedicated his entire life to athletic excellence and discipline.Justin Bieber Isn’t Even 21, Yet Makes More Money Than Meryl Streep|Amy Zimmerman|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bullhooks, whippings, and electric shocks were used as the main methods of discipline and training for their exotic animals.
Four, the recruitment by the Republicans of affable-seeming candidates who had some discipline drilled into them.
People tend to condemn the obese because they believe that “fatness” is evidence of laziness and lack of discipline.‘The Biggest Loser’ Could Be TV’s Most Important Show Ever|Daniela Drake|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The discipline required for martial arts fed into the psychology of the character, who approaches everything mission by mission.Dan Stevens Blows Up ‘Downton’: From Chubby-Cheeked Aristo to Lean, Mean American Psycho|Tim Teeman|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The truth is, that we need both the discipline of harness and the abundant nourishment of the free pasture.The Intellectual Life|=Philip Gilbert Hamerton
It commands with absolute lordship, but it can discipline for disobedience only by slow and formal judicial process.Congressional Government|Woodrow Wilson
They are cleverer than us and more powerful than us; and we have to submit to their discipline.Your United States|Arnold Bennett
There was to be a class war, and numbers schooled to discipline by industrial organization were to win.New Worlds For Old|Herbert George Wells
The condition in which a camp site is left by an organization will clearly indicate the efficiency and discipline in a command.Military Instructors Manual|James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker