noun see indocile

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Indocility — In do*cil i*ty, n. [L. indocilitas: cf. F. indocilit[ e].] The quality or state of being indocile; dullness of intellect; unteachableness; intractableness. [1913 Webster] The stiffness and indocility of the Pharisees. W. Montagu. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indocility — index contempt (disobedience to the court), reluctance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • indocility — See indocile. * * * …   Universalium

  • indocility — noun the quality or condition of being indocile …   Wiktionary

  • indocility — Synonyms and related words: antipathy, averseness, aversion, backwardness, civil disobedience, contumaciousness, contumacy, cursoriness, defiance, disagreement, disinclination, disobedience, disrelish, dissent, distaste, foot dragging,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • indocility — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or condition of being unruly: dis orderliness, fractiousness, intractability, intract ableness, obstinacy, obstinateness, obstreperousness, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, refractoriness, uncontrollability,… …   English dictionary for students

  • indocility — n. Unteachableness, indocibleness, indocibility, intractableness, stubbornness, obstinacy, mulishness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • indocility — in·docility …   English syllables

  • indocility — |in+ noun Etymology: indocile + ity : the quality or state of being indocile : unteachableness, intractableness …   Useful english dictionary

  • obstinacy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Refusal to comply Nouns 1. obstinacy, stubbornness, tenacity, doggedness; obduracy, obduration, insistence, resolution; intransigency, immovability, inflexibility, hardness, willpower; self will, will of …   English dictionary for students

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