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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. meek

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. meek, mild, modestadjective

    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, tameadjective

    very docile

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

    Synonyms:
    tame, spiritless, mild, tamed, modest

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    tame, spiritless, mild, modest

    Antonyms:
    proud, stubborn, unregenerate, obstinate, domineering

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. meekadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. meekadjective

    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. Don Marquis:

    Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

  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. Elaina Plott:

    We're talking about normalizing hate speech. The Times only aids in that when The Times publishes cartoons and gives this meek, silly little statement of' regret' about The Times.

  4. Kin Hubbard:

    It's going to be fun to watch and see how long the meek can keep the earth after they inherit it.

  5. The Clown Prince of Darkness, corresponsdence:

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


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