Synonyms for docileˈdɒs əl; Brit. ˈdoʊ saɪl

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  1. docile(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    amenable, tractable, compliant, meek, submissive, malleable, teachable

    Antonyms:
    wilful

  2. docile(adjective)

    Yielding to control or supervision, direction, or management.

    Synonyms:
    compliant, tractable, amenable, teachable, malleable, submissive, meek

    Antonyms:
    wilful

  3. docile(adjective)

    Ready to accept instruction or direction.

    Synonyms:
    tractable, malleable, amenable, submissive, teachable, compliant, meek

    Antonyms:
    wilful

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. docile

    One who is docile is easily taught; one who is tractable is easily led; one who is pliant is easily bent in any direction; compliant represents one as inclined or persuaded to agreement with another's will. Compare DUTY.

    Synonyms:
    amenable, compliant, gentle, manageable, obedient, pliable, pliant, submissive, tame, teachable, tractable, yielding

    Antonyms:
    determined, dogged, firm, inflexible, intractable, obstinate, opinionated, resolute, self-willed, stubborn, unyielding, wilful

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