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indocile

[in-dos-il] /ɪnˈdɒs ɪl/
adjective
1.
not willing to receive teaching, training, or discipline; fractious; unruly.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin indocilis. See in-3, docile
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British Dictionary definitions for indocile

indocile

/ɪnˈdəʊsaɪl/
adjective
1.
difficult to discipline or instruct
Derived Forms
indocility (ˌɪndəʊˈsɪlɪtɪ) noun
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