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indocile

[ in-dos-il ]
/ ɪnˈdɒs ɪl /
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adjective
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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British Dictionary definitions for indocile

indocile
/ (ɪnˈdəʊsaɪl) /

adjective
difficult to discipline or instruct

Derived forms of indocile

indocility (ˌɪndəʊˈsɪlɪtɪ), noun
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