Word:

Meek

Pronunciation: mēk
a.1.Mild of temper; not easily provoked or orritated; patient under injuries; not vain, or haughty, or resentful; forbearing; submissive.
Now 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.
v. t.1.To make meek; to nurture in gentleness and humility.
Adj.1.meek - humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing"
Synonyms: mild, modest
2.meek - very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes
Synonyms: tame
3.meek - 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"
abject, accommodating, acquiescent, adapting, adaptive, adjusting, amenable, bland, broken, chastened, compliant, deferential, dovelike, forbearing, gentle, housebroken, humble, humble-minded, humble-spirited, humblehearted, lamblike, lenient, long-suffering, lowly, manageable, meek-minded, meek-spirited, meekhearted, mild, modest, obedient, pacific, passive, patient, peaceable, poor in spirit, quiet, reconciled, repressed, resigned, retiring, shy, spiritless, submissive, suppressed, tamed, timid, tolerant, tractable, unambitious, unaspiring, unassuming, unboastful, uncomplaining, unimposing, unobtrusive, unostentatious, unpresuming, unpresumptuous, unpretending, unpretentious, unresisting, weak, yielding
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