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indocile

[in-dos-il]
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  1. not willing to receive teaching, training, or discipline; fractious; unruly.
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Origin of indocile

From the Latin word indocilis, dating back to 1595–1605. See in-3, docile
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indocile

adjective
  1. difficult to discipline or instruct
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Derived Formsindocility (ˌɪndəʊˈsɪlɪtɪ), noun
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