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The fact or condition of being meek; submissiveness.‘all his best friends make fun of him for his meekness’
patience, long-suffering, forbearance, resignationgentleness, mildness, softness, peacefulness, docility, diffidence, modesty, humility, humbleness, unpretentiousness, lowlinesssubmissiveness, submission, self-effacement, self-abasement, lack of resistance, compliance, obedience, acquiescence, tameness, deferencemansuetudeView synonyms
- ‘But he attributes any meekness to feelings of inferiority rather than superiority.’
- ‘But there was a lot of humility and meekness also.’
- ‘Patience can be meekness, patience can be too ready acceptance or passivity.’
- ‘Never in history has human desire been so tamed into meekness.’
- ‘She wore a humble white dress shirt and a white skirt, and carried herself with meekness and humility.’
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