Definition of indocile in English:

indocile

Line breaks: in|docile
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdəʊsʌɪl
 
/

adjective

Difficult to teach or discipline; not submissive.

Origin

early 17th century: from French, or from Latin indocilis, from in- 'not' + docilis (see docile).

Derivatives

indocility

Pronunciation: /-də(ʊ)ˈsɪlɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • Through flagrant indocility, Sukie immediately alerts potential buyers that she represents a ‘difficult’ slave, thereby reducing the price she may fetch and thus her ‘master's’ profit.

Definition of indocile in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day impudicity
Pronunciation: ˌɪmpjʊˈdɪsɪti
noun
lack of modesty