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See definition of disciplines on Dictionary.com
  • nounregimen, training
  • nounpunishment
  • nounfield of study; subject of interest

synonyms for disciplines

  • control
  • development
  • education
  • method
  • practice
  • preparation
  • regulation
  • restraint
  • self-control
  • self-restraint
  • will
  • conduct
  • cultivation
  • curb
  • domestication
  • drill
  • drilling
  • exercise
  • inculcation
  • indoctrination
  • limitation
  • orderliness
  • self-command
  • self-government
  • strictness
  • subordination
  • willpower
  • self-mastery

antonyms for disciplines

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  • agitation
  • ignorance
  • award
  • chaos
  • confusion
  • disorder
  • disorganization
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • permissiveness
  • reward
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How to use disciplines in a sentence

Still, her alert presence disciplines us to tidiness and occasionally develops a bit of comedy.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
The science of physiognomy belongs to those disciplines which show a decided variability in their value.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
Other disciplines are justified to assert such additional propositions, but is ours?
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
Criminal law, like all other disciplines, must ask under what conditions and when we are entitled to say we know.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
Most conscientiously we must drop all cynicism and seek to find illumination only in serious disciplines.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
They are not easily ponderable and measurable—even less so than those of other disciplines.
LITERATURE IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLPORTER LANDER MACCLINTOCK
Keep the literature as near play as possible—the play that cultivates and disciplines through the avenues of refined pleasure.
LITERATURE IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLPORTER LANDER MACCLINTOCK
So, there are some disciplines that we need to observe as persons in whom the Spirit of God seeks to incarnate His love.
HEREIN IS LOVEREUEL L. HOWE
The confusion that has ensued makes it desirable to determine the mutual positions of the various biological disciplines.
THE WONDERS OF LIFEERNST HAECKEL
Praises being sung, we all proceeded to commence our disciplines (ad disciplinas suscipiendas).
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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