Origin of disciplined
verb (used with object), dis·ci·plined, dis·ci·plin·ing.
Origin of discipline
Examples from the Web for disciplined
The cops also asked for “very public apology” from the team, and demanded that the five players be disciplined.
So a well-briefed and disciplined nominee could change things.
In contrast to the feckless Iraqi commanders who fled Mosul, these Iranian forces are disciplined, motivated, and ruthless.
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|DAILY BEAST
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|DAILY BEAST
There were plodding lines of people, disciplined, carrying burdens, no bigger than ants at this distance.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
Under these circumstances, an English conquest of Ireland was inevitable as soon as it was undertaken by a disciplined army.Oliver Cromwell|Samuel Rawson Gardiner
In such wars a posse comitatus marches ahead of the disciplined army.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
The mind of the teacher, in a word, is so disciplined that it will work when it is ordered.Vocal Expression|Katherine Jewell Everts
For a few days you drilled and disciplined for the coming strife.History of the Sixteenth Connecticut Volunteers|B. F. Blakeslee
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.