Indocible
Indocible In*doc"i*ble, a. [L. indocibilis. See {In-} not, and {Docible}.] Incapable of being taught, or not easily instructed; dull in intellect; intractable; unteachable; indocile. --Bp. Hall. -- {In*doc"i*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • indocible — a. Unteachable, indocile …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • indocible — adjective Etymology: Late Latin indocibilis, from Latin in in (I) + Late Latin docibilis docible : unteachable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indocibleness — Indocible In*doc i*ble, a. [L. indocibilis. See {In } not, and {Docible}.] Incapable of being taught, or not easily instructed; dull in intellect; intractable; unteachable; indocile. Bp. Hall. {In*doc i*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indocile — [ ɛ̃dɔsil ] adj. • 1490; lat. indocilis → docile ♦ Littér. Qui n est pas docile, difficile à diriger. Enfant, écolier indocile. ⇒ désobéissant, dissipé, entêté, rebelle, récalcitrant. Par ext. Caractère indocile. ⊗ CONTR. Docile, obéissant,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Indocibility — In*doc i*bil i*ty, n. The state of being indocible; indocibleness; indocility. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indocibility — noun : the quality or state of being indocible …   Useful english dictionary

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