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Princeton's WordNet

  1. meek, mild, modest(adj)

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

    "meek and self-effacing"

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

    Antonyms:
    obstinate, proud, unregenerate, domineering, stubborn

  2. meek, tame(adj)

    very docile

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

    Synonyms:
    tame, spiritless, mild, tamed, modest

    Antonyms:
    stubborn, domineering, unregenerate, obstinate, proud

  3. meek, spiritless(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    tame, spiritless, mild, modest

    Antonyms:
    proud, stubborn, unregenerate, obstinate, domineering

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. meek

    Synonyms:
    mild, gentle, submissive, modest, yielding, unassuming

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. meek(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. meek(a)

    Synonyms:
    humble, unassuming, modest, retiring, docile, lowly

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "meek":

    mick, humble

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How to use meek in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Tacopina:

    Police said the rapper spent the night in central booking and would appear before a judge on Friday. Joseph Tacopina, Meek’s lawyer, told the New YorkDaily News that Mill was arrested because of Joseph Tacopina celebrity status. ‘ LION KING ’ PRODUCER REVEALS BOMBSHELL : MUFASA AND SCAR ARE NOT BROTHERS It really stinks of obvious targeting an individual who is a celebrity and maybe who law enforcement don't like, and it's not what the system is supposed to be about, Joseph Tacopina said. If his name was John Smith, he wouldn't have even been arrested.

  2. Meek Mill:

    I talked to him Meek Mill, just before you speak, think 10 times before you speak... make sure you're educated about the things you're speaking on and really addressing things in the proper way.

  3. Debbie Howell:

    From January 8 to the end it just kind of went up and down, there were days that we were really optimistic that Shirley Meek were going to get through, but Shirley Meek lungs kept failing more and more each day.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A wife likes to have only a spouse who remains all throughout a meek mouse of the house; and the day he begins to roar like a lion, rest assured she will drive him out to occupy her husband’s den.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    In the course of lifetime, you will meet many people who will misconstrue your gentle manners with weakness, and try to either take advantage of you, or intimidate you. You must be strong, as strong as the Diamond, while dealing with such predatory people. You must show them by your words and actions that your gentleness is not weakness that can be pushed around. You must make them realize that your compassion, kindness and humility mustn't be mistaken as passive or meek behavior. In my view, week, timid and spineless are those predatory people, who lack strength and courage; while you are the one with true inner strength and tremendous courage - because it is the Gentleness that is indeed founded on strength and prompted by Love. Stay gentle, kind, compassionate and yet extremely strong - because you are the Diamond, and you must maintain your character.


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