Docile is a related term of lifeless.
As adjectives the difference between docile and lifeless
is that docile
is yielding to control or supervision, direction, or management while lifeless
is inanimate; having no life.
Yielding to control or supervision, direction, or management.
Ready to accept instruction or direction.
* (yielding to control): compliant, malleable, meek, submissive, tractable
* (ready to accept instruction): amenable, compliant, teachable
* (yielding to control): rebellious, wilful
inanimate; having no life
dead; having lost life
uninhabited, or incapable of supporting life
dull or lacking vitality