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indocile

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adjective in·doc·ile \(ˌ)in-ˈdä-səl also -ˌsī(-ə)l, especially British -ˈdō-ˌsīl\

Definition of indocile

  1. :  unwilling or indisposed to be taught or disciplined :  intractable

indocility

play \ˌin-dä-ˈsi-lə-tē, -dō-\ noun


Origin and Etymology of indocile

Middle French, from Latin indocilis, from in- + docilis docile


First Known Use: 1603


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