Synonyms for 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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