Definitions for meekness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

meekmik(adj.)-er, -est.

  1. humbly patient or docile, as under provocation from others.

  2. overly submissive or compliant; spiritless; tame.

  3. Obs. gentle; kind.

Origin of meek:

1150–1200; ME meke, meoc < ON mjūkr soft, mild, meek


Princeton's WordNet

  1. meekness, submission(noun)

    the feeling of patient, submissive humbleness

  2. meekness, subduedness(noun)

    a disposition to be patient and long suffering


  1. meekness(Noun)

    the quality of being meek

Webster Dictionary

  1. Meekness(noun)

    the quality or state of being meek

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