Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Lack of discipline or restraint.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Lack of discipline or instruction; disorder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Lack of discipline or instruction.

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  • noun Lack of discipline

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the trait of lacking discipline

Etymologies

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in- +‎ discipline

Examples

  • And the important thing to note is, we been hearing for days reports that there is increasing tension here, tension that has been expressed in very mild ways, from what they call indiscipline to follow orders, that kind of thing.

    CNN Transcript Feb 28, 2002

  • The realpolitik executive will be seen as a uniter, will perhaps awe Lieberman into line with the Democrats, and won't provoke much blowback from the Democrats because the target of Lieberman's indiscipline is calling for reconciliation.

    Discourse.net: Call Your Senator about Lieberman (UPDATED)

  • But it was the Libyans themselves, young Libyans who were mocked and insulted for their so-called indiscipline, it was they who took Tripoli last night ...

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • A statement from the army and defense spokesman on Wednesday says three generals and one colonel have been suspended for what the government termed "indiscipline."

    The Seattle Times

  • For a long time England's rugby renaissance seemed timed to coincide with the arrival of Godot on stage, but the improvement detectable in last autumn's Twickenham internationals was again apparent in Cardiff on Friday night, if we ignore the kind of indiscipline that bedevilled Martin Johnson's first year or so in charge.

    Vince Lombardi and Alex Ferguson are cleverest manipulators | Paul Hayward

  • The bank governor said the situation was being exacerbated by what he termed as "indiscipline" and corruption.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "To the banking public, the last few months must have driven home the ugly face of indiscipline which is rampant in our economy," he said in the statement.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The executive committee has already accused him of "indiscipline".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A council statement said: "A state of anarchy and indiscipline which is even opposed by organised labour cannot be permitted to rule supreme."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I believe that all our people and all of those who really love sports are bothered very much when there is some kind of indiscipline, when an incident takes place.

    INTERVIEW ON SPORTS

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