ETYM Latin docilis,fr. docere to teach; cf. Greek didaskein, and Latin discere to learn: cf. French docile. Related to Doctor, Didactic, Disciple.
1. Easily handled or managed; SYN. gentle.
2. Ready and willing to be taught; SYN. teachable.
3. Willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed.
ETYM Latin domesticus, from domus use: cf. French domestique. Related to Dome.
1. Converted or adapted to domestic use; SYN. domesticated.
2. Of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation.
3. Of or involving the home or family.
4. Of or relating to the home.
5. Produced in the particular country in which one finds oneself.
1. Free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound.
2. Characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity.
3. Not showy or obtrusive; SYN. restrained.
4. (Astronomy; of the sun) Characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sun spots e.g.
1. Brought from wildness into a domesticated state; SYN. tamed.
2. Flat and uninspiring.
3. Very restrained or quiet