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disciplinarian

noun

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a person who is very strict about punishing bad behavior; a person who uses discipline as a way of making sure that rules or orders are obeyed
  • The school's principal is a strict disciplinarian.

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The first known use of disciplinarian was in 1598

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“Disciplinarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disciplinarian. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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