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disciplinarian


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disciplinarian  \Dis`ci*plin*a"ri*an\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  discipline.  ``Displinarian  system.''  --Milman. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disciplinarian  \Dis`ci*plin*a"ri*an\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  disciplines;  one  who  excels  in  training, 
  especially  with  training,  especially  with  regard  to  order 
  and  obedience;  one  who  enforces  rigid  discipline;  a 
  stickler  for  the  observance  of  rules  and  methods  of 
  training;  as  he  is  a  better  disciplinarian  than  scholar. 
 
  2.  A  Puritan  or  Presbyterian;  --  because  of  rigid  adherence 
  to  religious  or  church  discipline.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disciplinarian 
  n  :  someone  who  demands  exact  conformity  to  rules  and  forms 
  [syn:  {martinet},  {moralist}] 




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