Discipline in a sentence as a noun

He wouldn't need a lot of discipline to shape him up.

How much discipline do you think each member has to not snitch in the face of prison time?

Being happy/content takes smarts and discipline that most people simply can't manage.

I imagine it could work but it would take very strong discipline from the people in the office.

Those that learn via books outside of a formal setting are self-selected as it requires a special type of discipline.

Some people just don't have the discipline of not being constantly supervised and have that "must be at the office to be productive" thought pattern.

Out of a purely anarchic environment, they've managed to accept this kind of self-discipline.

Discipline in a sentence as a verb

Vince Lombardi said it best:"And in truth, I've never known a man worth his salt who, in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn't appreciate the grind, the discipline.

I think by getting rid of some privileges like remote working, it is enforcing a discipline that hasn't been at Yahoo, at least during the years that I was there.

The invisible hand can't keep this in checkit cannot discipline the seller with lost saleswhen so many buyers do not act with actual price sensitivity.

They prioritize launching early over everything else, including retention and engineering discipline and a bunch of other stuff that turns out to matter in the long run.

It takes time and discipline, not preparing effectively usually means you'll end up going slower or being injured, and it's all about a steady incremental process that builds up into something great.

"Your ill-advised actions also play to some of the most basic fears among some citizens, which is that a police officer may indiscriminately exercise his or her power in violation of their rights," Urquharts discipline letter continues.

Examples are the mathematical notations of various disciplines, the jargon-laden meta-language of historical theory/literary criticism, and what is popularly known as 'legalese'.

Discipline definitions


a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"

See also: subject field study bailiwick


a system of rules of conduct or method of practice; "he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine"; "for such a plan to work requires discipline";


the trait of being well behaved; "he insisted on discipline among the troops"


training to improve strength or self-control


the act of punishing; "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received"

See also: correction


develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?"

See also: train check condition


punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently"

See also: correct