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Synonyms for docile

Synonyms for (adjective) docile

Synonyms: docile Definition: willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed Usage: the docile masses of an enslaved nation

Similar words: tame, meek Definition: very docile Usage: tame obedience; meek as a mouse- Langston Hughes

Similar words: sheepish, sheeplike Definition: like or suggestive of a sheep in docility or stupidity or meekness or timidity

Similar words: yielding Definition: inclined to yield to argument or influence or control Usage: a timid yielding person

Synonyms: docile, gentle Definition: easily handled or managed Usage: a gentle old horse, docile and obedient

Similar words: tame, tamed Definition: brought from wildness into a domesticated state Usage: tame animals; fields of tame blueberries

Synonyms: docile, teachable Definition: ready and willing to be taught Usage: docile pupils eager for instruction; teachable youngsters

Similar words: manipulable, tractable Definition: easily managed (controlled or taught or molded) Usage: tractable young minds; the natives...being...of an intelligent tractable disposition- Samuel Butler