indocile

[ in-dos-il ]
/ ɪnˈdɒs ɪl /

adjective

not willing to receive teaching, training, or discipline; fractious; unruly.

Nearby words

  1. indo-malayan,
  2. indo-pacific,
  3. indo-pak,
  4. indochina,
  5. indochinese,
  6. indocin,
  7. indoctrinate,
  8. indoctrination,
  9. indocyanine green,
  10. indolaceturia

Origin of indocile

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

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British Dictionary definitions for indocile

indocile

/ (ɪnˈdəʊsaɪl) /

adjective

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

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