Determined vs Docile - What's the difference?

determined | docile |


As adjectives the difference between determined and docile

is that determined is decided; resolute, possessing much determination while docile is yielding to control or supervision, direction, or management.

As a verb determined

is (determine).

determined

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Decided; resolute, possessing much determination.
  • I'm determined to get a good grade in my exam.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (determine)
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    docile

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Yielding to control or supervision, direction, or management.
  • Ready to accept instruction or direction.
  • Synonyms

    * (yielding to control): compliant, malleable, meek, submissive, tractable * (ready to accept instruction): amenable, compliant, teachable

    Antonyms

    * (yielding to control): rebellious, wilful

    Derived terms

    * docilely * docility

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