meek - Dictionary definition and meaning for word meek

(adj) humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness
Synonyms : mild , modest
Example Sentence
  • meek and self-effacing
(adj) very docile
Synonyms : tame
Example Sentence
  • tame obedience
  • meek as a mouse
(adj) evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant
Synonyms : spiritless
Example Sentence
  • compliant 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

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meeku..sounds like lil boy's name..n lil boys are submissive
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meek resembles to last name of Barbara Meek an American actress who was very much submissive, humble and patient.
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sounds like sound of a cat..MEOW..word meek has most of the characteristics of a cat
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