disciplinable

adjective
dis·​ci·​plin·​able | \ ˌdi-sə-ˈpli-nə-bəl How to pronounce disciplinable (audio) ; ˈdi-sə-pli- How to pronounce disciplinable (audio) \

Definition of disciplinable

2 : subject to or deserving discipline a disciplinable offense

First Known Use of disciplinable

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for disciplinable

Middle English, borrowed from Middle French & Late Latin; Middle French, borrowed from Late Latin disciplīnābilis, from disciplīnāre "to discipline entry 2" + Latin -bilis "capable of acting or being acted upon" — more at -able

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“Disciplinable.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disciplinable. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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