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Definition of "meekness" []

  • The quality of being meek (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "meekness" in a sentence
  • "I'd also have to say, just to be a nit, that if you are committed enough to the life of the imagination to be a writer -- a non-didactic writer for children, though still a political one -- then perhaps this implies some sort of faith in meekness ...?"
  • "This truly is an excercise in meekness and patience on my part."
  • ""Resist not the weakness/Such strength is in meekness" goes the Song of Spirits in Prometheus Unbound (II. iii.93-4), and this message of humility might make resistance to available forms of violence and acquisitiveness sustainable over a long and healthy life."