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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Meek  \Meek\,  a.  [Compar.  {Meeker};  superl.  {Meekest}.]  [OE.  mek, 
  meoc;  akin  to  Icel.  mj?kr  mild,  soft,  Sw  mjuk,  Dan.  myg,  D. 
  muik,  Goth.  mukam?dei  gentleness.] 
  1.  Mild  of  temper;  not  easily  provoked  or  orritated;  patient 
  under  injuries;  not  vain,  or  haughty,  or  resentful; 
  forbearing;  submissive. 
  Not  the  man  Moses  was  very  meek.  --Num.  xii.  3. 
  2.  Evincing  mildness  of  temper,  or  patience;  characterized  by 
  mildness  or  patience;  as  a  meek  answer;  a  meek  face. 
  ``Her  meek  prayer.''  --Chaucer. 
  Syn:  Gentle;  mild;  soft;  yielding;  pacific;  unassuming; 
  humble.  See  {Gentle}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Meek  \Meek\,  Meeken  \Meek"en\  (-'n),  v.  t. 
  To  make  meek;  to  nurture  in  gentleness  and  humility.  [Obs.] 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  humble  in  spirit  or  manner;  suggesting  retiring  mildness  or 
  even  cowed  submissiveness;  "meek  and  self-effacing" 
  [syn:  {mild},  {modest}] 
  2:  very  docile;  "tame  obedience";  "meek  as  a  mouse"-  Langston 
  Hughes  [syn:  {tame}] 
  3:  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" 
  [syn:  {compliant},  {spiritless}] 

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