Sentence Examples


  • The women he remembered were docile and silent.
  • The next morning she was very docile, but evidently homesick.
  • They are a timid, quiet, docile race, and although addicted to drinking not quarrelsome.
  • Docile and easily tamed when young, old males of many of the species become exceedingly morose and savage in captivity.
  • But the quasi-theistic assumption that what is natural must be reasonable remained in the minds of Hobbes's most docile readers, and in combination with his thesis that egoism is natural, tended to produce results which were dangerous to social well-being.