Do*cil"i*ty (?), n. [L. docilitas, fr. docilis: cf. F. docilit'e.]

1.

teachableness; aptness for being taught; docibleness.

[Obs. or R.]

2.

Willingness to be taught; tractableness.

The humble docility of little children is, in the New Testament, represented as a necessary preparative to the reception of the Christian faith. Beattie.

 

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