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Definitions of meek

  1. evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Mild of temper; not easily provoked or orritated; patient under injuries; not vain, or haughty, or resentful; forbearing; submissive. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Evincing mildness of temper, or patience; characterized by mildness or patience; as, a meek answer; a meek face. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Alt. of Meeken Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Gentle; yielding; mild of temper; humble; patient. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Meekness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Meeker. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Meekest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Mild: gentle: submissive. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. MEEKLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Mild; gentle; humble. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. Gentle; submissive; humble; lowly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Mild; gentle; submissive; forbearing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. Mild of temper; given to forbearance under injuries; gentle; submissive. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. m[=e]k, adj. mild and gentle of temper: submissive.--adv. MEEK'LY.--n. MEEK'NESS, state or quality of being meek. [Ice. mjúkr; Dut. muik.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  18. Piously humble& submissive; submitting temely to injury &c.; (provv.) as m. as a lamb, as Moses. Hence meekly adv., meekness n. [middle English] Concise Oxford Dictionary

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