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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kneel, kneelingnoun

    supporting yourself on your knees

Wiktionary

  1. kneelingnoun

    The act by which someone kneels.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kneeling

    of Kneel

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  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  

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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. Amanda Seales:

    We deserve a break, and when I say 'we,' I mean all us black folks, watching the kneeling, the gratuitous Kente cloth, the 'I take responsibility' speeches and saying to ourselves, 'Wow. Y'all goofy.'.

  2. Steve King:

    Ted Kennedy said,' this won't change the demographic makeup in America,' and he meant there'll be just as many Irish coming in as there used to be. And of course, that didn't turn out to be true, and now we have people kneeling on the sidelines at the pro football games out of disrespect to our flag and what it stands for.

  3. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley:

    I saw—with shut eyes, but acute mental vision—I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life and stir with an uneasy, half-vital motion. Frightful must it be, for supremely frightful would be the effect of any human endeavor to mock the stupendous mechanism of the Creator of the world.

  4. 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 !

  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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