indocility


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in·doc·ile

 (ĭn-dŏs′əl)
adj.
Resistant to authority or discipline; recalcitrant.

in′do·cil′i·ty (ĭn′dŏ-sĭl′ĭ-tē, -dō-) n.
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14) "The five worst infirmities that afflict the female are indocility, discontent, slander, jealousy, and silliness.
An example in the De raptu is the word flectere, which, as we have already seen, expresses Pluto's indocility in the embassy in 1.
Through flagrant indocility, Sukie immediately alerts potential buyers that she represents a "difficult" slave, thereby reducing the price she may fetch and thus her "master's" profit.