Definition of Sheeplike

1. Adjective. Like or suggestive of a sheep in docility or stupidity or meekness or timidity.

Exact synonyms: Sheepish
Similar to: Docile



Definition of Sheeplike

1. Adjective. Resembling a sheep: docile or uncomplaining, or willing to follow a leader blindly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheeplike

sheepherding
sheepherdings
sheephook
sheephooks
sheepier
sheepies
sheepiest
sheepily
sheepiness
sheepish
sheepishly
sheepishness
sheepishnesses
sheeple
sheepless
sheeplike (current term)
sheepman
sheepmaster
sheepmasters
sheepmen
sheepo
sheepos
sheeprack
sheeprun
sheepruns
sheeps
sheepshagger
sheepshaggers
sheepshank
sheepshanks

Literary usage of Sheeplike

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1. The Red Badge of Courage and Four Stories by Stephen Crane (1997)
"Thus, fresh from scenes where many of his usual machines of reflection had been idle, from where he had proceeded sheeplike, he struggled to marshal all his ..."

2. The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane (1900)
"Behind the lines these two were acting a little isolated scene. The man was, blubbering and staring with sheeplike eyes at the lieutenant, who had seized ..."

3. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"And it is this sheeplike flock who have no direct impressions, no spontaneous delight, no genuine objection or self-confessed neutrality in relation to the ..."

4. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1916)
"Only a limited number of people belonging to the sheeplike class, and who did so because they always feel a vague fright at whatever progressive theories ..."

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