Docibleness
Docibility Doc`i*bil"i*ty, Docibleness Doc"i*ble*ness, n. [L. docibilitas.] Aptness for being taught; teachableness; docility. [1913 Webster]

To persons of docibility, the real character may be easily taught in a few days. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

The docibleness of dogs in general. --Walton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Docibility — Doc i*bil i*ty, Docibleness Doc i*ble*ness, n. [L. docibilitas.] Aptness for being taught; teachableness; docility. [1913 Webster] To persons of docibility, the real character may be easily taught in a few days. Boyle. [1913 Webster] The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Docility — Do*cil i*ty, n. [L. docilitas, fr. docilis: cf. F. docilit[ e].] 1. teachableness; aptness for being taught; docibleness. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster] 2. Willingness to be taught; tractableness. [1913 Webster] The humble docility of little… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Willingness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Willingness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 willingness willingness voluntariness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 willing mind willing mind heart GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 disposition disposition inclination leaning …   English dictionary for students

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