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- 1. meek, mild, modest, humble (vs. proud)
- usage: humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing"
- 2. meek, tame, docile (vs. stubborn)
- usage: very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes
- 3. meek, spiritless, submissive (vs. domineering)
- usage: 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"
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