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Princeton's WordNet

  1. meekness, submissionnoun

    the feeling of patient, submissive humbleness

    Synonyms:
    entry, submission, subduedness, compliance

  2. meekness, subduednessnoun

    a disposition to be patient and long suffering

    Synonyms:
    dimness, submission, subduedness

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  1. meeknessnoun

    Synonyms:
    humbleness, humility, lowliness, lowness, demureness, condescension, self-abasement, gentleness, modesty, submission, submissiveness, mildness

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How to use meekness in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare:

    God bless thee; and put meekness in thy mind, love, charity, obedience, and true duty!

  2. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    The Filipino loves his country no less than the Spaniard does his, and although he is quieter, more peaceful and with more difficulty stirred up, once aroused he does not hesitate and for him the struggle means death to the finish. He has both the meekness and ferocity of the carabao. Climate affects bipeds in the same way it does quadrupeds.

  3. Author Unknown:

    Courage is always greatest when blended with meekness; intellectual ability is most admired when it sparkles in the setting of modest self-distrust; and never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive any injury.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    God bless thee and put meekness in thy mind, love, charity, obedience, and true duty

  5. Stephen Shober:

    The mission before us as ambassadors is to assure peace among, as it were, the diplomatic corps of fellow ambassadors. Thus we are to walk in lowliness (humility) and meekness, which foster longsuffering and enable us to forbear one another in love.

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