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docile - Dictionary definition and meaning for word docile

(adj) willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed
Example Sentence
  • the docile masses of an enslaved nation

(adj) ready and willing to be taught
Synonyms : teachable
Example Sentence
  • docile pupils eager for instruction
  • teachable youngsters

(adj) easily handled or managed
Synonyms : gentle
Example Sentence
  • a gentle old horse, docile and obedient

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for docile

making of dosa is easy to control and many people are interested in learning to make dosa
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by namaskar

docile (adj) = do + cile(+ently) == if sb is docile, he/she will do silently and therefore easily controllable..
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by 100_percentiler

DOCILE--> DOMESTIC + CHILD --> easy to control
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by pingu

DOC(sounds like dog)....hence docile is submissive as dogs are always loyal and obidient....
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by nileshdive

Docile = Ductile, In 10th class we studied Gold is Ductile(Docile) and Malleable material.
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by amitsinghjiit

DOMicile: sounds like DOMestic
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by shadip

DOSAile...when we say DOSA, we think of south India...the literacy in south India is very high because people are DOCILE i.e people are always ready to learn and accept new things........
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by nileshdive

DOCILE=DOCUMENT + FILE : Document and file should be kept in such a way that they are easy to control and manage....
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by Ashishbaldwa

Doc + File >>> when documents are arranged properly in a file, it can be easily handled and managed...
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by RajeshBorkar

docile contains 'doc' as in doctor; You have to be docile (easily managed or handled) in front of your doctor.
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by Administrator

doc( someone who follows manual or document for everything) will do whatever is explained..so he is easily manageable.
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by Mallik279

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