designed to promote discipline

the teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional


disciplinal measures


the mother was stern and disciplinary

Syn: ↑corrective, ↑disciplinary
Similar to: ↑nonindulgent, ↑strict
Derivationally related forms: ↑discipline (for: ↑disciplinary), ↑correct (for: ↑corrective)

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  • Disciplinal — Dis ci*plin*al, a. Relating to discipline. Latham. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disciplinal — adj. Perteneciente o relativo a la disciplina y buen régimen …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • disciplinal — ► adjetivo Que tiene relación con la disciplina: ■ directrices disciplinales. TAMBIÉN disciplinar * * * disciplinal adj. De [la] disciplina. * * * disciplinal. adj. Perteneciente o relativo a la disciplina y buen régimen …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • disciplinal — adjective see discipline I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disciplinal — See discipline. * * * …   Universalium

  • disciplinal — adjective relating to discipline, i.e. order and/or punishment See Also: disciplinable, disciplinarian, disciplinary, discipliner …   Wiktionary

  • disciplinal — dis·ci·plin·al …   English syllables

  • disciplinal — /ˈdɪsəplənəl/ (say disuhpluhnuhl), /dɪsəˈplaɪnəl/ (say disuh pluynuhl) adjective of, relating to, or of the nature of discipline. {disciplin(e) + al1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • corrective disciplinary disciplinal — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discipline — disciplinal /dis euh pleuh nl, plin l, dis euh pluyn l/, adj. discipliner, n. /dis euh plin/, n., v., disciplined, disciplining. n. 1. training to act in accordance with rules; drill: military discipline. 2. activity, exercise, or a regimen that… …   Universalium

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