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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of being agreeably submissive and manageable.

Usage examples (34)
  • "That is your child who is wanting in docility," remarked Mr. Randolph.
  • They still have so much need to learn from others and for many docility is a difficult virtue.
  • Their rebellion in MP turns out to be pointless, since they are the last group who could hope to rebel — docility is in their bones.
  • Peoples who heretofore were content to stand aside in docility, from now on will start demanding participation in business and government. for more
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