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synonyms for disciplining

  • artistic
  • developmental
  • adorning
  • advancing
  • beautifying
  • beneficial
  • broadening
  • civilizing
  • constructive
  • corrective
  • dignifying
  • edifying
  • educative
  • elevating
  • enriching
  • expanding
  • helpful
  • humane
  • humanizing
  • influential
  • inspirational
  • instructive
  • learned
  • liberal
  • liberalizing
  • nurturing
  • ornamenting
  • polishing
  • promoting
  • raising
  • refined
  • refining
  • regenerative
  • socializing
  • stimulating
  • uplifting
  • widening
  • right
  • guerdon
  • merit
  • discipline
  • comeuppance
  • due
  • penalty
  • return
  • revenge
  • requital
  • payment
  • retribution
  • chastisement
  • compensation
  • recompense
  • deserving
  • reward
  • punishment
  • chastening
  • meed
  • get hers
  • get his
  • talion
  • what is coming to one
  • what one is asking for
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How to use disciplining in a sentence

He had a dim idea of so disciplining his feelings, of attaining a numbed acquiescence in what he could not help.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
One of the most effective ways of disciplining an offender is by holding him up to the ridicule of his fellows.
THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY, 1995, MEMORIAL ISSUEVARIOUS
She learned New York town in human sordid enlightening disciplining ways.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
During all this time General Stevens was chiefly engaged in training and disciplining his command.
THE LIFE OF ISAAC INGALLS STEVENS, VOLUME II (OF 2)HAZARD STEVENS
What chance was there among them for correcting and disciplining himself?
RAVENSHOEHENRY KINGSLEY
Max was disciplining himself to put up with hardships of all sorts which would probably become a part of everyday life.
A SOLDIER OF THE LEGIONC. N. WILLIAMSON
Here the county clerk half rose, but the head-teacher held him with his disciplining eye, and he sat down again.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 22, NOVEMBER, 1878VARIOUS
That is to say, his idea of freedom was to make the State paramount, guiding, directing and if need be disciplining the people.
BLOOD AND IRONJOHN HUBERT GREUSEL
They were equipped with pick-handles—a handy tool for the “disciplining” of a helpless man.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
Again came the flash of the silver spurs, and Walter Stone heard Louise disciplining the pony.
OVERLAND REDHENRY HERBERT KNIBBS
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCIPLINING

  • adorning
  • advancing
  • artistic
  • beautifying
  • beneficial
  • broadening
  • civilizing
  • constructive
  • corrective
  • developmental
  • dignifying
  • disciplining
  • edifying
  • educative
  • elevating
  • enriching
  • expanding
  • helpful
  • humane
  • humanizing
  • influential
  • inspirational
  • instructive
  • learned
  • liberal
  • liberalizing
  • nurturing
  • ornamenting
  • polishing
  • promoting
  • raising
  • refined
  • refining
  • regenerative
  • socializing
  • stimulating
  • uplifting
  • widening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.