Antonyms of noun discipline

1 of 5 senses of discipline

Sense 3
discipline -- (the trait of being well behaved; "he insisted on discipline among the troops")
       Antonym of indiscipline (Sense 1)
      => indiscipline, undiscipline -- (the trait of lacking discipline)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun discipline

5 senses of discipline

Sense 1
discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick -- (a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings")
       => knowledge domain, knowledge base, domain -- (the content of a particular field of knowledge)

Sense 2
discipline -- (a system of rules of conduct or method of practice; "he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine"; "for such a plan to work requires discipline";)
       => system, system of rules -- (a complex of methods or rules governing behavior; "they have to operate under a system they oppose"; "that language has a complex system for indicating gender")

Sense 3
discipline -- (the trait of being well behaved; "he insisted on discipline among the troops")
       => trait -- (a distinguishing feature of your personal nature)

Sense 4
discipline -- (training to improve strength or self-control)
       => training, preparation, grooming -- (activity leading to skilled behavior)

Sense 5
discipline, correction -- (the act of punishing; "the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received")
       => punishment, penalty, penalization, penalisation -- (the act of punishing)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb discipline

2 senses of discipline

Sense 1
discipline, train, check, condition -- (develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control; "Parents must discipline their children"; "Is this dog trained?")
       => develop, make grow -- (cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; "The perfect climate here develops the grain"; "He developed a new kind of apple")

Sense 2
discipline, correct, sort out -- (punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; "The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently")
       => punish, penalize, penalise -- (impose a penalty on; inflict punishment on; "The students were penalized for showing up late for class"; "we had to punish the dog for soiling the floor again")

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