Usage examples for docile

  1. Events in Haiti had demonstrated that these Caribbean slaves might not be as docile as previously had been believed. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  2. She came forward with a docile and wistful look. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  3. The foreigners of the party, except the docile Eskimos, were not thoroughly amenable to command. – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely