regimentation

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of forming into regiments, or the state of being formed into regiments or classified systems; organization.

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  • noun The act of regimenting.

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  • noun the imposition of order or discipline

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Examples

  • The road of regimentation is the road to tyranny; the slope is slippery and seductive; the destination is disillusionment, disappointment and collapse.

    Canada and the Empire of Tomorrow

  • In so far as possible, I tried to get away from the idea of regimentation by emphasis upon the necessity of developing initiative… in self-discipline.

    The Last Empress

  • The propensity to codify sports, to standardize the weight and size of their implements, and to reduce them to what Spencer calls regimentation, is a outcrop of uniformitarianism that works against that individuation which is one of the chief advantages of free play.

    Youth: Its Education, Regimen, and Hygiene

  • The country's most influential physician had already denounced national health insurance as "the kind of regimentation that led to totalitarianism in Germany."

    Lance Mannion:

  • The country's most influential physician had already denounced national health insurance as "the kind of regimentation that led to totalitarianism in Germany."

    Hey, you got socialism in my fascism! You got fascism in my socialism!

  • But the pull of their impulses is in the other direction, and the kind of regimentation that can be imposed on them will be modified in consequence.

    The Lion and the Unicorn

  • But the pull of their impulses is in the other direction, and the kind of regimentation that can be imposed on them will be modified in consequence.

    Collected Essays

  • Johnston strove to apply the same kind of regimentation to the plantation that Henry Ford did to the factory, placing the trees close together and insisting that with the right discipline two men could plant between 160 and 200 trees in eight hours.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Johnston strove to apply the same kind of regimentation to the plantation that Henry Ford did to the factory, placing the trees close together and insisting that with the right discipline two men could plant between 160 and 200 trees in eight hours.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • The country’s most influential physician had already denounced national health insurance as "the kind of regimentation that led to totalitarianism in Germany."

    ‘American Radical’

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