Origin of disciplined
verb (used with object), dis·ci·plined, dis·ci·plin·ing.
Origin of discipline
Synonyms for discipline
Related Words for disciplinedbalanced, compromising, austere, disciplined, tame, cautious, limited, soft, steady, modest, conservative, pleasant, gentle, mild, bearable, reasonable, tolerant, neutral, tolerable, middle-of-the-road
Examples from the Web for disciplined
Contemporary Examples of disciplined
The cops also asked for “very public apology” from the team, and demanded that the five players be disciplined.The St. Louis Rams Enter the Ferguson Fray
December 1, 2014
So a well-briefed and disciplined nominee could change things.The Coming Battle for a New SecDef
November 25, 2014
In contrast to the feckless Iraqi commanders who fled Mosul, these Iranian forces are disciplined, motivated, and ruthless.How Iran and America Can Beat ISIS Together
Ben Van Heuvelen
June 21, 2014
The girls are disciplined athletes, trained to think under pressure.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town
E. Jean Carroll
April 19, 2014
He was clean cut, disciplined and a seemingly happily married father of a beautiful young baby girl.Can Darren Sharper Beat His Rape Rap With the Kobe Defense?
Eboni K. Williams
March 18, 2014
Historical Examples of disciplined
The woman before her had been disciplined by sorrow to sternest self-control.Within the Law
You'll make mistakes; you'll break rules; you'll have to be disciplined.The Boy Scout Treasure Hunters
Charles Henry Lerrigo
What is wanting is disciplined taste, more variety, more severity.Diderot and the Encyclopdists
Even before his mother saw it, she knew she was going to be disciplined.In Apple-Blossom Time
Clara Louise Burnham
He formed the rough Bohemian peasantry into a disciplined army.History of the Moravian Church
J. E. Hutton
Word Origin for discipline
early 13c., "penitential chastisement; punishment," from Old French descepline (11c.) "discipline, physical punishment; teaching; suffering; martyrdom," and directly from Latin disciplina "instruction given, teaching, learning, knowledge," also "object of instruction, knowledge, science, military discipline," from discipulus (see disciple (n.)).
Sense of "treatment that corrects or punishes" is from notion of "order necessary for instruction." The Latin word is glossed in Old English by þeodscipe. Meaning "branch of instruction or education" is first recorded late 14c. Meaning "military training" is from late 15c.; that of "orderly conduct as a result of training" is from c.1500.
c.1300; see discipline (n.). Related: Disciplined; disciplines; disciplining.