Meaning of meekness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmiːknɪs/

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mass noun
  • The fact or condition of being meek; submissiveness.

    ‘all his best friends make fun of him for his meekness’
    • ‘But there was a lot of humility and meekness also.’
    • ‘Patience can be meekness, patience can be too ready acceptance or passivity.’
    • ‘She wore a humble white dress shirt and a white skirt, and carried herself with meekness and humility.’
    • ‘Never in history has human desire been so tamed into meekness.’
    • ‘But he attributes any meekness to feelings of inferiority rather than superiority.’
    patience, long-suffering, forbearance, resignation
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