Synonyms and Antonyms of docility
a readiness or willingness to yield to the wishes of others dogs bred for docility instead of aggressiveness Synonyms acquiescence, biddability, compliancy, deference, compliance, obedience, submissivenessRelated Words amenability, amiability, complaisance, good-naturedness; obsequiousness, servility, slavishness, subservience, subserviency; conformity; cooperativeness, receptiveness, receptivity; humoring, indulgence; acceptance, assent, consent; capitulation, submission, surrender; affability, amicability, congeniality, cordiality, friendliness, geniality, sociabilityNear Antonyms animosity, antipathy, enmity, hostility, ill willAntonyms defiance, disobedience, intractability, recalcitrance
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