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English adjective: meek

1. meek humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness


SamplesMeek and self-effacing.


Synonymsmild, modest


Similarhumble


Antonymsproud

2. meek very docile


SamplesTame obedience.
Meek as a mouse.


Synonymstame


Similardocile


Antonymsobstinate, stubborn, unregenerate

3. meek evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant


SamplesCompliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others.
A fine fiery blast against meek conformity.
She looked meek but had the heart of a lion.
Was submissive and subservient.


Synonymsspiritless


Similarsubmissive


Antonymsdomineering









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