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indocile Syllabification: in·doc·ile
Pronunciation: /inˈdäsəl/

Definition of indocile in English:


Difficult to teach or discipline; not submissive.


Pronunciation: /ˌinˌdäˈsilədē/
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.


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

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