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EtymologyEdit

Early 20th century. Compound of kadaver +‎ discipline, possibly a calque. In reference to the statement by Ignatius of Loyola perinde ac si cadaver essent (“as if they were a corpse”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaːˈdaː.vər.di.siˌpli.nə/, /kaːˈdaː.vər.dɪ.siˌpli.nə/
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  • Hyphenation: ka‧da‧ver‧dis‧ci‧pli‧ne

NounEdit

kadaverdiscipline f (plural kadaverdisciplines)

  1. An extremely strict, unquestioning discipline.