Docile vs Lifeless - What's the difference?

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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.

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

    Anagrams

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    lifeless

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • inanimate; having no life
  • dead; having lost life
  • uninhabited, or incapable of supporting life
  • dull or lacking vitality
  • departed
  • Derived terms

    * lifelessness