Docile in a sentence as an adjective

People are more docile than in the 90s with the gangsta rap craze.

It teaches them to be docile and accept their shitty situation.

Tinfoil 20 years from now the headline will be: "TSA brain scanners achieved by NSA, citizens shocked but docile.

On my second playthrough I became much more docile and cooperative, and was thoroughly stabbed in the back for being so trusting.

We have a largely docile population in the face of grotesque abuses by governments of all political stripe.

This comment sums it up nicely:"Conditioning the next generation into docile, subservient servants by using fear as a tool."Yep.

And that's how they keep the rest of the population docile, and making them think: "hey, maybe that guy deserved it - he shouldn't have broken the law".I mean just look at Aaron Swartz.

Calm, obedient, slightly docile nature of asian womenI don't think you know enough Asian women.

Orwell and Huxley already warned us from the dangers of rising mass-surveillance and huge power structures, while people are kept docile with "Light Entertainment".

"the most docile"I take it you didn't include the rest of the UK because of the significant number of people in Scotland and Northern Ireland who be quite happy to leave the UK?

The shock to the Indonesian political elite when East Timor voted overwhelmingly to secede - there is a downside to a press that is too docile

Let's try a little exercise in reversing the problem:"There is also a special problem for some young women, namely those with especially docile temperaments.

Despite being individual countries with different characteristics, they are all equally docile.

Consumption of the easy pleasures of popular culture, made available by the mass communications media, renders people docile and content, no matter how difficult their economic circumstances.

Docile definitions


willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed; "the docile masses of an enslaved nation"


ready and willing to be taught; "docile pupils eager for instruction"; "teachable youngsters"

See also: teachable


easily handled or managed; "a gentle old horse, docile and obedient"

See also: gentle