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Meaning of disciplinary by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From Vulgar Latin disciplinarius, from Latin disciplina ( “instruction, teaching, field of study, habit” )


    • ( UK ) IPA: /dɪsɪˈplɪnəɹi/

Explanation of disciplinary by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. designed to promote discipline

    2. the mother was stern and disciplinary
    3. relating to a specific field of academic study

    4. economics in its modern disciplinary sense
    5. relating to discipline in behavior

    6. disciplinary problems in the classroom

    Definition of disciplinary by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Disciplinary a. [LL. disciplinarius flogging: cf. F. disciplinaire.] Pertaining to discipline; intended for discipline; corrective; belonging to a course of training.

      Those canons . . . were only disciplinary. Bp. Ferne.

      The evils of the . . . are disciplinary and remedial. Buckminster.