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Meaning of INDOCILE

Pronunciation:  in'dâsil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of persons; "the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly"
 

INDOCILE is a 8 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: uncontrollable, ungovernable, unmanageable, unruly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*doc"ile\, a. [L. indocilis: cf. F. indocile. See
{In-} not, and {Docile}.]
Not teachable; indisposed to be taught, trained, or
disciplined; not easily instructed or governed; dull;
intractable.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: at odds, averse, beyond control, breachy, contumacious, cursory, defiant, differing, disagreeing, disinclined, disobedient, forced, fractious, incorrigible, indisposed, indomitable, insubordinate, insuppressible, intractable, involuntary, irrepressible, mutinous, noncooperating, noncooperative, obstreperous, opposed, out of hand, perfunctory, recalcitrant, refractory, resistant, resisting, restive, shrewish, sulky, sullen, unbiddable, uncompliant, unconsenting, uncontrollable, uncooperative, undisciplined, ungovernable, unmalleable, unmanageable, unmoldable, unruly, unsubmissive, unwilling, wild
 

 

 

 

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