disciplined

[ dis-uh-plind ]
/ ˈdɪs ə plɪnd /

adjective

having or exhibiting discipline; rigorous: paintings characterized by a disciplined technique.

Origin of disciplined

1350–1400; Middle English. See discipline, -ed2
Related formsnon·dis·ci·plined, adjectiveun·dis·ci·plined, adjectivewell-dis·ci·plined, adjective

Definition for disciplined (2 of 2)

discipline

[ dis-uh-plin ]
/ ˈdɪs ə plɪn /

noun

verb (used with object), dis·ci·plined, dis·ci·plin·ing.

Origin of discipline

1175–1225; Middle English < Anglo-French < Latin disciplīna instruction, tuition, equivalent to discipul(us) disciple + -ina -ine2
Related forms

Synonym study

12. See punish.
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British Dictionary definitions for disciplined

discipline

/ (ˈdɪsɪplɪn) /

noun

verb (tr)

to improve or attempt to improve the behaviour, orderliness, etc, of by training, conditions, or rules
to punish or correct
Derived Formsdisciplinable, adjectivedisciplinal (ˌdɪsɪˈplaɪnəl, ˈdɪsɪˌplɪnəl), adjectivediscipliner, noun

Word Origin for discipline

C13: from Latin disciplīna teaching, from discipulus disciple
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