Docile - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdɑːsl|  American pronunciation of the word docile
Brit.  |ˈdəʊsʌɪl|  British pronunciation of the word docile

adjective

- ready and willing to be taught(syn: teachable)

docile pupils eager for instruction

- easily handled or managed(syn: gentle)

a gentle old horse, docile and obedient

Examples

His students were docile and eager to learn.

...a docile young pony that went wherever it was led...

a gentle old horse, docile and obedient

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