disciplined disciplined  /ˈdɪs ə plənd/


  1. (adj) obeying the rules
  2. (adj) trained mentally or physically by instruction or exercise


  1. Well, if the presidential campaign didn't convince you that Barack Obama is one disciplined fellow, his first public appearance as President-elect certainly should have.
  2. This guy is incredibly disciplined.
  3. The well-disciplined Islamists were busy plotting for this final assault, stockpiling ammunition, mortars and tons of explosives.


  1. Doctor disciplined for prescription practices

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island doctor has been disciplined for improperly prescribing medical marijuana to two teenage girls.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. St Mary's psychiatrist disciplined for unprofessional behavior

    A state licensing board has disciplined two Maine psychiatrists in separate incidents involving unprofessional behavior.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Lewiston Sun Journal

  3. Denver deputies disciplined for what resident caught them doing in park

    DENVER — Two Denver County Deputies are being disciplined for what they were caught doing in Washington Park. A resident,...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 31 Denver


  1. He said: "The team did everything nearly perfectly today. The result is nearly unbelievable because Argentina have a strong defensive team. It was first class that we were able to get so many goals. We were highly disciplined, but we were also...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Joachim Loew Source: The Sun

  2. Goodell said afterward that the information from the interview with Walsh "was consistent with what we disciplined the Patriots for last fall," when the commissioner docked the team a 2008 first-round draft pick and fined coach Bill Belichick...
    on May 14, 2008 By: Roger Goodell Source: Washington Post

  3. "Algeria take their chances well and they have some good creative players when they are going forward," the United States manager said. "It means that our ability to be disciplined and to finish attacks is going to be very important."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Bob Bradley Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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