Meek Meek (m[=e]k), a. [Compar. {Meeker} (m[=e]k"[~e]r); superl. {Meekest}.] [OE. mek, meoc; akin to Icel. mj[=u]kr mild, soft, Sw. mjuk, Dan. myg, D. muik, Goth. mukam[=o]dei gentleness.] 1. Mild of temper; not easily provoked or orritated; patient under injuries; not vain, or haughty, or resentful; forbearing; submissive. [1913 Webster]

Now the man Moses was very meek. --Num. xii. 3. [1913 Webster]

2. Evincing mildness of temper, or patience; characterized by mildness or patience; as, a meek answer; a meek face. ``Her meek prayer.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Gentle; mild; soft; yielding; pacific; unassuming; humble. See {Gentle}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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