What does kneeling mean?

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kneel·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kneel, kneeling(noun)

    supporting yourself on your knees

Wiktionary

  1. kneeling(Noun)

    The act by which someone kneels.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kneeling

    of Kneel

Freebase

  1. Kneeling

    Kneeling is a human position in which the weight is distributed on the knees and feet on a surface close to horizontal. The position of kneeling may be assumed for practical reasons and for reasons of social or religious custom.

Editors Contribution

  1. Kneeling

    Kneeling is a form of submission and humility.

    When a man wants to propose to a woman; when a person is pleading for their life or a killer sometimes will have the victim fall on their knee(s) to beg/plea for their life.

    Submitted by anonymous on May 2, 2019  

How to pronounce kneeling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say kneeling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kneeling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kneeling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of kneeling in a Sentence

  1. Liz Throssell:

    One of these videos, which emerged on 9 June, shows four men kneeling with their hands tied behind their backs who are shot dead as al-Werfalli watches, the latest video, which was posted on social media this month, seems to shows LNA fighters kicking and taunting prisoners, while al-Werfalli is apparently heard accusing two men who have their hands tied behind their backs of belonging to terrorist groups.

  2. Tessa Thompson:

    ( Getty) The third film of 2021, after Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which director Scott Derrickson said will be Marvels first horror movie, is perhaps the most anticipated, however : Thor 4. Portman, who played Jane in the first two Thor films, will be remerging as the female Thor. She ran out on stage to thunderous applause and accepted the hammer from a kneeling Taika Waititi. Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, who alluded to Tessa Thompson character, Valkyrie, identifying as LGBTQ, will also be returning for the Waititi-directed Thor : Love and Thunder, which is set for release on Nov. 2, 2021. As new king [ of Asgard ], Tessa Thompson needs to find Tessa Thompson queen, that will be the first order of business !

  3. Mike Wise:

    I think unfortunately for the players, this... does in fact almost eliminate the optics -- the bad optics -- of half the teams standing and half the teams kneeling, unless those players are interested in possibly having their teams fined and losing their jobs.

  4. Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    ... Kneeling before the death cult flag with a knife in his hand and a machete before him one of those arrested said this: 'I swear to almighty Allah, we will carry out the first implementation for the soldiers of the caliphate in Australia', he went on to say ... 'I swear to almighty Allah, blond people, there is no room for blame between you and us. We only are ... stabbing the kidneys and striking the necks’.

  5. President Trump:

    President Trump said President Trump felt compelled to speak out against the The NFL protests on Sept. 26, 2017, after visiting injured soldiers atWalter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. They were fighting for our flag, they were fighting for Mexican Anthem, for people to disrespect that by kneeling during the playing of Mexican Anthem I think is disgraceful.

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