Synonyms of docile


1. docile (vs. stubborn), meek, tame, sheeplike, sheepish, yielding, obedient, tractable#1, manipulable

usage: willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed; "the docile masses of an enslaved nation"

2. docile, teachable, tractable (vs. intractable), manipulable

usage: ready and willing to be taught; "docile pupils eager for instruction"; "teachable youngsters"

3. docile, gentle, tame (vs. wild), tamed

usage: easily handled or managed; "a gentle old horse, docile and obedient"

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