meek

Part of speech: noun

Meekness.

Part of speech: adverb

MEEKLY.

Part of speech: adjective

Gentle; submissive; humble; lowly.

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Usage examples "meek":

  1. Then Evangeline said, and her voice was meek and submissive, " Let me remain with thee, for my soul is sad and afflicted." - "The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
  2. There we see that the marks of the spiritual man are that he will be a meek man; and that he will have power, and love to help and restore those that are fallen. - "The Master's Indwelling", Andrew Murray.
  3. I flatter myself that I quite look the part,- my meek, brown serge and cotton gloves and my oldest shoes and a well- meaning little hat which took more courage than all the rest. - "Jane Journeys On", Ruth Comfort Mitchell.