Synonyms of docile in English:


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See Spanish definition of dócil


1‘Alex was of a docile nature and readily deferred to his parents’

compliant, obedient, pliant, dutiful, willing, passive, submissive, deferential, tame, meek, mild, lamblike, unassertive, unresisting, yielding, cooperative, amenable, accommodating, biddable, persuadable, ductile, manageable, controllable, tractable, malleable, manipulable, easily manipulated, easily handled, like putty in one's hands
informal, dated milky
rare persuasible

disobedient, wilful