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1. discipline

verb. ['ˈdɪsəplən'] develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control.

Synonyms

  • prepare
  • check
  • groom
  • condition
  • make grow
  • train
  • mortify

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • activeness
  • attack

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How do you pronounce discipline?

Pronounce discipline as ˈdɪsəplən.

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How to spell discipline? Is it disciplina? Or disiplin? Common misspellings are:

  • disciplina
  • disiplin

Example sentences of the word discipline


1. Noun, singular or mass
A child beauty pageant does bring a set of rules and discipline that each child entered must follow.

2. Verb, base form
Behavior training will help you establish dominance, set boundaries and discipline your pup appropriately.

Quotes containing the word discipline


1. Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
- Mike Ditka

2. Written in 1895, Alfred Nobel's will endowed prizes for scientific research in chemistry, physics, and medicine. At that time, these fields were narrowly defined, and researchers were often classically trained in only one discipline. In the late 19th century, knowledge of science was not a requisite for success in other walks of life.
- Peter Agre

3. Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they're making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that's the difference.
- Lou Holtz

2. self-discipline

noun. the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses.

Synonyms

  • ascesis
  • control
  • self-denial
  • mortification
  • abstinence
  • asceticism

Antonyms

  • irresoluteness
  • inactivity
  • derestrict
  • powerlessness

3. self-discipline

noun. the trait of practicing self discipline.

Synonyms

  • nonindulgence
  • self-denial
  • continency
  • discipline
  • abstinence
  • continence
  • austerity
  • abstention

Antonyms

  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness
  • trait
  • indulgence

4. discipline

noun. ['ˈdɪsəplən'] a system of rules of conduct or method of practice; .

Synonyms

  • system of rules

Antonyms

  • reduced instruction set computer
  • RISC

5. discipline

noun. ['ˈdɪsəplən'] the trait of being well behaved.

Synonyms

  • control
  • self-denial
  • restraint
  • trait

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • unaffected
  • complex instruction set computing
  • reduced instruction set computing

6. discipline

noun. ['ˈdɪsəplən'] a branch of knowledge.

Synonyms

  • technology
  • frontier
  • graphology
  • humanities
  • knowledge base
  • engineering
  • communication theory
  • humanistic discipline
  • numerology
  • occultism
  • major
  • ology
  • field
  • futuristics
  • theology
  • communications
  • arts
  • allometry
  • applied science
  • domain
  • subject area
  • futurology
  • military science
  • field of study
  • study
  • protology
  • liberal arts
  • divinity
  • escapology
  • science
  • genealogy
  • engineering science
  • subject field
  • scientific discipline
  • bailiwick
  • subject
  • knowledge domain
  • theogony
  • architecture

Antonyms

  • differentiate
  • dedifferentiate
  • stay
  • worsen

7. discipline

noun. ['ˈdɪsəplən'] training to improve strength or self-control.

Synonyms

  • preparation
  • grooming

Antonyms

  • classicism
  • minor
  • minority

8. discipline

noun. ['ˈdɪsəplən'] the act of punishing.

Synonyms

  • penalization
  • spanking
  • correction
  • punishment
  • penalisation

Antonyms

  • inability
  • noncitizen
  • unsusceptible
  • insubordinate

9. discipline

verb. ['ˈdɪsəplən'] punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience.

Synonyms

  • penalise
  • punish
  • correct
  • penalize

Antonyms

  • summerize
  • disqualify
  • differ
  • disagree
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