Discipline is defined as a field of study or is training to fix incorrect behavior or create better skills.(noun)
The definition of discipline is to punish someone for their behavior.(verb)
An example of discipline is to give detention to a student who keeps talking during lectures.
See discipline in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr descepline < L disciplina < discipulus: see disciple
See discipline in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French descepline
Origin: , from Latin disciplīna
Origin: , from discipulus, pupil; see Disciple.
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