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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

Be brave if you lose and meek if you win.
Harvey Penick

Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.
Langston Hughes

I love the melodies in the Old Testament, how preachers highlight them when they read from the Scripture. But I was influenced forever by the New Testament. I love the Beatitudes, informing us that the meek shall inherit the earth.
Maya Angelou
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