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Definition of Docile


  1. Teachable; easy to teach; docible.
  2. Disposed to be taught; tractable; easily managed; as, a docile child.

Docile Quotations

Young women from a very young age are taught that life will be easier if you can just turn on the charming smile and say very little and be complacent and docile and sweet.
Amber Heard

People are so docile right now. It is almost as if good government means when the politicians lie to us for our own good, for the public good, and bad government is when politicians lie for their own selfish interests.
James Bovard

When you drink fluoridated water, you're drinking liquid Prozac. You drink enough of it, even though it's a small amount, drink it for decades and decades and what does Prozac do to you? It dumbs you down; it makes you docile.
Jesse Ventura

I was very quiet, very shy and docile.
Ang Lee

We who have the final word can speak softly or angrily. We can seek to challenge and annoy, as we need not stay docile and quiet.
William O. Douglas
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Docile Translations

docile in Italian is arrendevole
docile in Swedish is foglig, lydig
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