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disciplined Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
    discipline; train; check; condition.
    • Parents must discipline their children
    • Is this dog trained?
  2. verb punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
    discipline; sort out; correct.
    • The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently
  3. adjective satellite obeying the rules
  4. adjective satellite trained mentally or physically by instruction or exercise
    • the beautiful coordination of his disciplined muscles
    • a disciplined mind
WordNet

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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