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Definition of "meekly" []

  • In a meek manner; quietly and humbly. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "meekly" in a sentence
  • "Douglas would surrender the title meekly to Evander Holyfield eight months later and be remembered as a curiosity rather than a great champion - much as James J Braddock, the original "Cinderella Man" would be remembered after beating Max Baer to win the title in 1936, then losing it to Joe Louis in his first defence two years later."
  • "Mrs. Andelin meekly endured the cruel reproaches levelled at her by indoctrinated feminists who thought they knew how this world should be run."
  • "WHISTLER In his fourth Olympics, U.S. biathlon veteran Jay Hakkinen was determined not to let his team go out meekly from a disappointing Games."