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.
  • Ferdinand, who showed himself docile to the influence of Berengaria, so long as she lived, married the wife she found for him, Beatrice, daughter of the emperor Philip (of Hohenstaufen), and followed her advice both in prosecuting the war against the Moors and in the steps which she took to secure his peaceful succession to Leon on the death of his father in 1231.