Definition of Docile. Meaning of Docile. Synonyms of Docile

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Definition of Docile

Docile
Docile Doc"ile, a. [L. docilis,fr. docere to teach; cf. Gr. ?, and L. discere to learn, Gr. ? learned, ? knowing: cf. F. docile. Cf. Doctor, Didactic, Disciple.] 1. Teachable; easy to teach; docible. [Obs.] 2. Disposed to be taught; tractable; easily managed; as, a docile child. The elephant is at once docible and docile. -- C. J. Smith.

Meaning of Docile from wikipedia

- utility breed, and are bred for fur and meat. The breed is also known for its docile nature and patience in being handled, resulting in the large animals commonly...
- until his ********ination. Bruno gained the epithets "the Gentle Don" or "the Docile Don" posthumously due to his preference for conciliation over violence in...
- American breeder Ann Baker in the 1960s, they are best known for their docile and placid temperament and affectionate nature. The name "Ragdoll" is derived...
- March 1814. On 1 April, Alexander addressed the Sénat conservateur. Long docile to Napoleon, under Talleyrand's prodding it had turned against him. Alexander...
- Jean-Docile Brousseau (February 24, 1825 – July 28, 1908) was a Canadian politician and newspaper owner. He was born in Quebec City in 1825. In 1855, he...
- It is sold in the pet trade around the world because of its relatively docile nature and because it is comparatively easy to keep. In the wild, red tegus...
- that become transparent near the tip. Tarantula hawk wasps are relatively docile and rarely sting without provocation. However, the sting—particularly that...
- and members of other secret societies. Favoured candidates were rich, docile, willing to learn, and aged 18–30. Having, with difficulty, dissuaded some...
- independent-minded friends, fellow new arrivals to Stepford, turn into mindless, docile housewives following a romantic w****end. Her husband, who seems to be spending...
- charity." Melissa Anderson of the Dallas Observer argues that the "mute, docile" portrayal of Oher effectively endorses the Uncle Tom stereotype of African-American...
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