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Definition of Meek

Meek

  1. Mild of temper; not easily provoked or orritated; patient under injuries; not vain, or haughty, or resentful; forbearing; submissive.
  2. Evincing mildness of temper, or patience; characterized by mildness or patience; as, a meek answer; a meek face.
  3. Alt. of Meeken

Meek Quotations

God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart. - Izaak Walton
God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.
Izaak Walton

The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights.
J. Paul Getty

If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not often let their presence be known.
W. E. B. Du Bois

To be meek, patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be humane.
Jane Harrison

Feminism was for women, and men never had an equivalent movement or discourse in its wake, so of course the sons of men who witnessed the sexual revolution and feminism alike have sons who are meek and scared and feckless and twee. They don't have the confidence that comes along with instructions - even the confidence of somebody who defies them.
Julie Klausner
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