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Definition of: docile

(dosəl, Brit.sīl) adjective
1. Amenable to training; easy to manage; tractable.
2. Easily worked or handled. [<MF <L docilis able to be taught <docere teach]
—doc′ile·ly
adverb
—do·cil·i·ty
(dō·silə·tē, do-) noun
Synonyms: amenable, compliant, gentle, manageable, obedient, pliable, pliant, submissive, tame, teachable, tractable, yielding. One who is docile is easily taught; one who is tractable is easily led; one who is pliant is easily bent in any direction; compliant represents one as inclined or persuaded to agreement with another's will. Compare DUTY. Antonyms: determined, dogged, firm, inflexible, intractable, obstinate, opinionated, resolute, self-willed, stubborn, unyielding, wilful.

Most often used phrases:

docile nature
docile temperament
generally docile
docile handling
extremely docile
docile animals
typically docile
docile behavior
fairly docile
docile species
docile creatures
docile creature
nuit docile
docile breed
docile character

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docilegg.com
jeunes-dociles.com
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compagnielindocile.com

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"docile" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on city-data.com forum

"docile" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on en.wikipedia.org.

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