Origin of regimen
Examples from the Web for regimen
An 18-year-old male is unlikely to stick to a regimen of drugs with those kinds of side effects.How a Psychiatric Slip-Up Killed a Cop
November 3, 2009
Regimen and not medicine is the true cure, when a man has time at his disposal.Timaeus
Wentwort' must go to his regimen', and my ot'er officers are all occupi'.Mistress Wilding
She commenced by taxing him with his book against her 'regimen.'John Knox
A. Taylor Innes
The regimen I had to undergo on this occasion was far from agreeable.Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume I (of 10)
John Gibson Lockhart
We follow exactly what you have prescribed for their regimen and their studies.Hortense, Makers of History Series
John S. C. Abbott
- Also called: regime a systematic way of life or course of therapy, often including exercise and a recommended diet
- administration or rule
Word Origin and History for regimen
c.1400, medical, "course of diet, exercise, etc. for sake of health;" mid-15c., "act of governing," from Old French regimen (14c.), from Latin regimen "rule, guidance, government, means of guidance, rudder," from regere "to rule" (see regal).
- A regulated system, as of diet, therapy, or exercise, intended to promote health or achieve another beneficial effect.
- A course of intense physical training.