doc·ile /ˈdɑsəl ||ˌsaɪl, ||ˈdoˌsaɪl/
1. Teachable; easy to teach; docible. [Obs.]
2. Disposed to be taught; tractable; easily managed; as, a docile child.
The elephant is at once docible and docile. -- C. J. Smith.
adj 1: willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed; "the
docile masses of an enslaved nation" [ant: stubborn]
2: ready and willing to be taught; "docile pupils eager for
instruction"; "teachable youngsters" [syn: teachable]
3: easily handled or managed; "a gentle old horse, docile and
obedient" [syn: gentle]