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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. meek

    mild, gentle, submissive, modest, yielding, unassuming

    bold, arrogant, self-asserting, irritable, proud, high-spirited

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. meek, mild, modestadjective

    humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness

    "meek and self-effacing"

    tame, low, small, humble, lowly, soft, minor, modest, spiritless, mild, balmy, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized

    obstinate, proud, unregenerate, domineering, stubborn

  2. meek, tameadjective

    very docile

    "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes

    tame, spiritless, mild, tamed, modest

    stubborn, domineering, unregenerate, obstinate, proud

  3. meek, spiritlessadjective

    evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant

    "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"

    tame, spiritless, mild, modest

    proud, stubborn, unregenerate, obstinate, domineering

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. meekadjective

    humble, lowly, submissive, mild, soft, gentle, modest, demure

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. meekadjective

    humble, unassuming, modest, retiring, docile, lowly

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "meek":

    mick, humble

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  1. Don Marquis:

    Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

  2. The Clown Prince of Darkness, corresponsdence:

    Blessed be the meek, for they shall inherit six feet of the earth.

  3. Izaak Walton:

    God has two dwellings one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.

  4. J. Paul Getty:

    The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.

  5. Izaak Walton:

    God has two dwellings: one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.

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