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Definition of "indocility" [in•do•cil•i•ty]

  • The quality or condition of being indocile (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "indocility" in a sentence
  • "But the extreme illiterateness and indocility of this maid are surprising, considering that she wants not inquisitiveness, appears willing to learn, and, in other respects, has quick parts."
  • "Dr. Johnson seemed pleased with the observation, while the person who made it proceeded to remark, that great torture must have been employed, ere the indocility of the animal could have been subdued."
  • "In the history of modern times, the avarice of commercial monopoly, no less than the ambition of weak and wicked chiefs, seems to have fomented the universal discord, to have added stubbornness to the mistakes of cabinets, and indocility to the infatuation of the people."