meek definition

  • adjective:
    • Showing perseverance and humility; mild.
    • Effortlessly enforced on; submissive.
    • Humble, moderate, meager, or self-effacing.
    • Submissive, despirited, or of broken will.
    • minor of temperament; perhaps not effortlessly provoked or orritated; patient under injuries; perhaps not vain, or haughty, or resentful; forbearing; submissive.
    • Evincing mildness of temperament, or perseverance; characterized by mildness or perseverance
    • really docile
    • evidencing little character or nerve; overly submissive or compliant
    • modest in character or manner; suggesting retiring mildness and sometimes even cowed submissiveness
  • verb:
    • (of horses) To tame; to split.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce meek; to nurture in gentleness and humility.
  • others:
    • mild or moderate of temper; self-controlled and gentle; not effortlessly provoked or agitated; forbearing under damage or annoyance.
    • Pliant; yielding; submissive.
    • simple; unpretentious.
    • = Syn. 1. Mild, etc. (identify gentle), modest, lowly.
    • to create meek; soften; render mild, pliant, or submissive; modest or deliver reasonable.
    • To send; come to be meek.

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