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docility


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Docility  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  docility 
  n  :  the  trait  of  being  agreeably  submissive  and  manageable 




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