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Definition of "meek" []

  • Showing patience and humility; gentle. (adjective)
  • Easily imposed on; submissive. (adjective)
  • Patient, long-suffering, or submissive in disposition or nature; humble (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Spineless or spiritless; compliant (adjective)

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Use "meek" in a sentence
  • "'_From that placid aspect and meek regard, _' on the ground that; '_meek regard_ conveys no new idea to _placid aspect_.'"
  • "They patronized the university and the churches, and the pastors especially bowed at their knees in meek subservience. 5"
  • "Another comment ... meek is not the same as week, the person who reminds you constantly of their toughness is usually not so tough, and tearing things apart is much easier than building things back up."