corrective disciplinary disciplinal
nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self-abnegating, self-denying ; {self-disciplined ; {spartan, strict ] Also See {abstemious}. Antonym: {indulgent}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. unpermissive. Opposite of {permissive}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • disciplinal — adjective designed to promote discipline the teacher s action was corrective rather than instructional disciplinal measures the mother was stern and disciplinary • Syn: ↑corrective, ↑disciplinary • Similar to: ↑nonin …   Useful english dictionary

  • austere forbidding stern — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blueprenominal puritan puritanical — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monkish — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonindulgent — onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying ; {self… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • renunciant renunciative self-abnegating self-denying — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-disciplined — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spartan strict — nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self abnegating, self denying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonindulgent — adjective characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint • Syn: ↑strict • Ant: ↑indulgent • Similar to: ↑austere, ↑stern, ↑blue, ↑puritanic, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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