English to Afrikaans Meaning :: docile

Docile :
mak
- makdocilely
 

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Adjective(1) willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed(2) ready and willing to be taught(3) easily handled or managed

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(1) She has become more docile and sleepy in her old age, although sometimes she still gets a burst of energy, which is wonderful.(2) If this is not done, those of us who call ourselves citizens will in reality be nothing more than docile instruments in the hands of distant powers.(3) They are a very docile animal which in itself favours them to herd owners.(4) The goats are tiny and docile , and suffer well the pats and pokes of oversugared junior Americans.(5) Fortunately he turned out to be remarkably docile and highly trained.(6) One of the scientists said that when he fed the chemical to lab rats, they would become completely meek and docile .(7) The drive was superb, tight, controllable, plenty of power but docile as a kitten after a big meal when simply pootling along.(8) Just about anyone who was not entirely docile and subservient to the ruling ethos could be locked up for life.(9) It was hoped by employers that the new working class would be more docile and amenable than the old.(10) However, Adrian points out that even the most docile , harmless household pet can turn into a monster.(11) But those who had the guts to get close say that both the horses are docile and riding them is a wonderful experience.(12) They turned to run, but the creatures seemed docile and did not attack.(13) This must have been what happened in England because we became docile servants of the Normans and fought their wars for them.(14) It's going to be tough finding a dog as placid and docile as Sue, in fact, I don't think we will ever see the likes of her again.(15) You can be solitary and courageous, also docile and diplomatic when needed.(16) Everyone who has ever been to the city's squares or parks will remember the lovely and docile pigeons.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. compliant ::
voldoen
2. gentle ::
sagte
3. teachable ::
leerbare
Antonyms
1. contrary ::
Inteendeel
2. contumacious ::
weerbarstig
3. defiant ::
uitdagend
4. disobedient ::
ongehoorsame
5. froward ::
huigelagtige
6. insubordinate ::
tugtelose
7. intractable ::
onregeerbaar
8. obstreperous ::
moedswillig
9. rebel ::
rebel
10. rebellious ::
opstandige
11. recalcitrant ::
weerspannige
12. refractory ::
vuurvaste
13. restive ::
steeks
14. ungovernable ::
onregeerbaar
15. unruly ::
oproerige
16. untoward ::
verkeerde
Different Forms
docile, docilely
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