docile

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French docile, from Latin docilis, from docere 'teach'.

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docile (comparative more docile, superlative most docile)

  1. Yielding to control or supervision, direction, or management.
  2. Ready to accept instruction or direction.

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  • (yielding to control): wilful

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

docile (masculine and feminine, plural dociles)

  1. docile.

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

docile m, f (masculine and feminine plural docili)

  1. compliant, obedient, mild
  2. docile, meek

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LatinEdit

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docile

  1. nominative neuter singular of docilis
  2. accusative neuter singular of docilis
  3. vocative neuter singular of docilis
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 18:29