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