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ɪnˈdɒs ɪlin·docile

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indocile, uncontrollable, ungovernable, unrulyadjective

    of persons

    "the little boy's parents think he is spirited, but his teacher finds him unruly"


  1. indocileadjective

    Unwilling to be taught or instructed; intractable or recalcitrant.

    Etymology: From either the indocile or the indocilis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indocileadjective

    not teachable; indisposed to be taught, trained, or disciplined; not easily instructed or governed; dull; intractable

    Etymology: [L. indocilis: cf. F. indocile. See In- not, and Docile.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Indocile

    in-dō′sīl, or in-dos′il, adj. not docile: not disposed to be instructed—also Indō′cible.—n. Indocil′ity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indocile in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indocile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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