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docility

[ do-sil-i-tee, doh- ]
/ dɒˈsɪl ɪ ti, doʊ- /
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noun
the fact or quality of being easily handled, managed, or led; meek and unquestioning obedience or compliance: Their whole military system rewards docility and conformity and punishes dynamism and adherence to strong convictions.In contrast to the productive but stubborn Brown Swiss breed, Helvetica cows are known for their docility.
willingness to learn or be taught or to accept direction; receptivity or openness: May this Pentecost create a new docility to the Spirit, within each of us as individuals and within the corporate Body of the Church.
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