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synonyms for most docile

  • easygoing
  • gentle
  • laid-back
  • meek
  • obedient
  • pliable
  • pliant
  • well-behaved
  • accommodating
  • acquiescent
  • adaptable
  • agreeable
  • amenable
  • biddable
  • childlike
  • complacent
  • cool
  • docious
  • ductile
  • easily influenced
  • easy
  • governable
  • humble
  • manageable
  • mellow
  • mild
  • obliging
  • orderly
  • quiet
  • resigned
  • soft
  • tame
  • teachable
  • tractable
  • usable
  • weak-kneed
  • willing
  • yielding

antonyms for most docile

MOST RELEVANT
  • determined
  • headstrong
  • inflexible
  • intractable
  • obstinate
  • opinionated
  • stubborn
  • uncooperative
  • unyielding
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How to use most docile in a sentence

It is the young animals of these species which are the most social and docile and most approach man in appearance.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
It consisted in subjecting some of the docile herbivora more fully to human mastership.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
She tried to turn a docile face toward old Kano; but the deepening glory of her husband's look drew her as light draws a flower.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Instead of creating men, a perfect God ought to have created only docile and submissive angels.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
We have always been taught to think a nation sound and safe whose women were docile and domestic.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
He had been down into the bottom-most pit of hell, and the sights that he had seen there had withered him up.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Bucephalus became the favorite horse of Alexander, and was very tractable and docile, though full of life and spirit.
STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS: WITH PICTURES TO MATCHFRANCIS C. WOODWORTH
I was not long in discovering that the abbess had conceived a passion for me, and I became her too docile favorite.
RULE OF THE MONKGIUSEPPE GARIBALDI
Those we saw were reddish, and appeared very docile and familiar.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
They are very difficult to render in any degree docile, and are never so far tamed as to be suffered to go unchained.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
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