undisciplined

adjective
un·​dis·​ci·​plined | \ ˌən-ˈdi-sə-plənd How to pronounce undisciplined (audio) \

Definition of undisciplined

: lacking in discipline or self-control undisciplined behavior an unruly and undisciplined child

Examples of undisciplined in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sound was stunning and it’s all down to the powerful 10mm dynamic drivers that deliver a rich and deep bass that’s beautifully controlled and never becomes flabby or undisciplined. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 25 July 2022 That’s led many younger investors to become undisciplined in their approach to investing. Will Daniel, Fortune, 19 June 2022 His teammates let him down with undisciplined play. Vincent Z. Mercogliano, USA TODAY, 31 May 2022 Throughout, the filmmaker presents himself as lazy and undisciplined, awestruck by the monks. Peter Debruge, Variety, 6 May 2022 Mason Marchment, for instance, took the kind of undisciplined penalty, a double-minor for roughing and slashing, that can swing a season this time of year. Dave Hyde, Sun Sentinel, 6 May 2022 Throughout his political career, Biden has cultivated a reputation for unscripted candor, a trait allies laud as humanizing but adversaries deride as undisciplined. Washington Post, 14 Apr. 2022 In the first 22 seconds of the game, Mekai Sanders took an undisciplined boarding penalty in the Portland zone, then Dureau quickly scored a power play goal. Dylan Bumbarger, oregonlive, 20 Mar. 2022 Now Norvell is fighting an uphill battle with recruits to stay amid a culture of undisciplined and erratic play on the field and not much buzz around the program off the field. Scooby Axson, USA TODAY, 26 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of undisciplined

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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30 Jul 2022

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“Undisciplined.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undisciplined. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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