English-Norwegian translation of docile

Translation of the word docile from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

docile in Norwegian

docile
animalsadjective tam, from
  behavioradjective føyelig, letthåndterlig, lydig
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Definitions of docile
adjective
1. docile - willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed; "the docile masses of an enslaved nation"
  stubborn, obstinate, unregenerate tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
  obedient dutifully complying with the commands or instructions of those in authority; "an obedient soldier"; "obedient children"; "a little man obedient to his wife"; "the obedient colonies...are heavily taxed; the refractory remain unburdened"- Edmund Burke
  manipulable, tractable easily managed (controlled or taught or molded); "tractable young minds"; "the natives...being...of an intelligent tractable disposition"- Samuel Butler
  meek, tame evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"
  sheeplike, sheepish like or suggestive of a sheep in docility or stupidity or meekness or timidity
  yielding tending to give in or surrender or agree; "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington
2. docile - ready and willing to be taught; "docile pupils eager for instruction"; "teachable youngsters"
  teachable
  manipulable, tractable easily managed (controlled or taught or molded); "tractable young minds"; "the natives...being...of an intelligent tractable disposition"- Samuel Butler
3. docile - easily handled or managed; "a gentle old horse, docile and obedient"
  gentle
  tamed, tame brought from wildness; "the once inhospitable landscape is now tamed"
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