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Meaning of INDOCILITY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`do*cil"i*ty\, n. [L. indocilitas: cf. F.
indocilit['e].]
The quality or state of being indocile; dullness of
intellect; unteachableness; intractableness.

      The stiffness and indocility of the Pharisees. --W.
                                               Montagu.

 
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