sheeplike

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj sheeplike like or suggestive of a sheep in docility or stupidity or meekness or timidity
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Usage

In literature:

But the crowd, sheeplike in their stupidity, refused to budge.
"The Girl Aviators' Motor Butterfly" by Margaret Burnham
The spirited little broncho was fresh and mettlesome, and went off in a series of sheeplike bounds which her rider seemed not to notice.
"The Spirit of Sweetwater" by Hamlin Garland
He had a dull eye, a long, sheeplike nose and a wagging under lip; and Natalie vowed he was half-witted.
"Two on the Trail" by Hulbert Footner
It isn't the viciousness of the thing that I object to, it's the stupid, sheeplike spirit of imitation behind it.
"Post-Impressions" by Simeon Strunsky
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