indiscipline

[ in-dis-uh-plin ]
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noun
  1. lack of discipline or control: a campus problem of student indiscipline.

  2. an instance of this.

Origin of indiscipline

1
First recorded in 1775–85; in-3 + discipline

Other words from indiscipline

  • in·dis·ci·plin·a·ble, adjective
  • in·dis·ci·plined, adjective

Words Nearby indiscipline

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How to use indiscipline in a sentence

  • Aboard the Arabella there was to be none of the ruffianly indiscipline that normally prevailed in buccaneering vessels.

    Captain Blood | Rafael Sabatini

British Dictionary definitions for indiscipline

indiscipline

/ (ɪnˈdɪsɪplɪn) /


noun
  1. lack of discipline

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