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Princeton's WordNet

  1. undisciplinedadjective

    not subjected to discipline

    "undisciplined talent"

  2. uncorrected, undisciplinedadjective

    not subjected to correction or discipline

    "let her children grow up uncorrected"

  3. undisciplined, ungovernedadjective

    lacking in discipline or control

    "undisciplined behavior"; "ungoverned youth"


  1. undisciplinedadjective

    not subjected to discipline or correction; uncorrected

  2. undisciplinedadjective

    lacking in control; ungoverned

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Undisciplinedadjective

    To be dispensed withal is an argument of natural infirmity, if it be necessary; but if it be not, it signifies an undisciplined and unmortified spirit. Jeremy Taylor, Rule of Holy Living.

    Divided from those climes where art prevails;
    Undisciplin’d by precepts of the wise;
    Our inborn passions will not brook controul;
    We follow nature. Philips.

    A gallant man had rather fight to great disadvantages in the field, in an orderly way, than skuffle with an undisciplin’d rabble. Charles I .

    Dry is a man of a clear head, but few words; and gains the same advantage over Puzzle, that a small body of regular troops would gain over a numberless, undisciplin’d militia. Spectator, №. 477.


  1. undisciplined

    Undisciplined refers to a lack of self-control or restraint, often resulting in behavior that is disorderly, chaotic, or not following accepted rules or standards. It may also refer to someone who is not trained, controlled, or well-structured in their habits or actions. It can be used to describe both individuals and their actions.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Undisciplined

    un-dis′i-plind, adj. not disciplined, not properly trained and exercised.—adj. Undis′ciplinable.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. undisciplined

    Not yet trained to regularity or order; not perfect in exercise or manœuvres.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undisciplined in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undisciplined in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of undisciplined in a Sentence

  1. Chigoziem Okonkwo:

    Just undisciplined football, the turnovers, beating ourselves. ... That doesn’t help the defense at all. That’s really what it comes down to — turnovers, penalties, beating yourself.

  2. Chief Executive Calin Rovinescu:

    People were undisciplined in the past, but they will be more disciplined this time, however, we will see rational growth where it makes sense to do it.

  3. Felix Frankfurter:

    Fragile as reason is and limited as law is as the institutionalised medium of reason, that's all we have between us and the tyranny of mere will and the cruelty of unbridled, undisciplined feelings.

  4. Alfred Jarry:

    Blind and unwavering undisciplined at all times constitutes the real strength of all free men.

  5. Joe Lockhart:

    The central thing you have to understand about Bill Clinton is that when things are going well is when Donald Trump becomes undisciplined, when Donald Trump back is up against the wall politically, Donald Trump becomes the single most disciplined politician you've ever seen.

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