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Meaning of DOCILITY

Pronunciation:  dâ'silitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the trait of being agreeably submissive and manageable
 

DOCILITY is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: flexibility, tractability, tractableness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Do*cil"i*ty\, n. [L. docilitas, fr. docilis: cf. F.
docilit['e].]
1. teachableness; aptness for being taught; docibleness.
   [Obs. or R.]

2. Willingness to be taught; tractableness.

         The humble docility of little children is, in the
         New Testament, represented as a necessary
         preparative to the reception of the Christian faith.
                                               -- Beattie.

 

 

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