undocile

adjective
un·​doc·​ile | \ˌən-ˈdä-səl also -ˌsī(-ə)l, especially British -ˈdō-ˌsī(-ə)l\

Definition of undocile 

: not obedient or submissive : not docile Far from fomenting strikes and rebellions, unions and labor leaders have frequently tried to prevent or contain them, while the drive to extend these struggles has often come from a most undocile rank and file.— Jeremy Brecher

First Known Use of undocile

1632, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about undocile

Dictionary Entries near undocile

undivulged

undo

undoable

undocile

undock

undoctored

undoctrinaire

Statistics for undocile

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for undocile

The first known use of undocile was in 1632

See more words from the same year

Comments on undocile

What made you want to look up undocile? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to clear from alleged fault or guilt

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!