meek

  • 1 Meek — is very nearly equivalent in common usage to humble. Strictly the two are not synonyms, as they are mutually exclusive, once you know the exact meaning appreciate the etymology. Meekness differs from humbleness in that meek people give up… …

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  • 2 MeeK — en concierto en París, 2008. Datos generales Nombre real Stephane Franck Pascal …

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  • 3 MEEK — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Meek. MeeK MeeK Nom Stéphane Franck Pascal Naissance 16 février …

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  • 4 Meek — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Albert Stewart Meek (1871–1943), britischer Naturforscher und zoologischer Sammler von Vögelbälgen und Insekten Carrie P. Meek (* 1926), US amerikanische Politikerin Charles Kingsley Meek (* 1885),… …

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  • 5 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… …

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  • 6 meek´ly — meek «meek», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. not easily angered; mild; patient: »Even the man Moses, the meekest of men, was wrathful sometimes (George Eliot). SYNONYM(S): mild, forbearing. See syn. under gentle. (Cf. ↑ …

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  • 7 meek — meek·en; meek·ly; meek·ness; un·meek; meek; …

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  • 8 Meek — Meek, Meeken Meek en ( n), v. t. To make meek; to nurture in gentleness and humility. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 meek — [ mik ] adjective quiet, gentle, and easily persuaded by other people to do what they want ╾ meek|ly adverb: I was not going to submit meekly to his nonsense. ╾ meek|ness noun uncount …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 meek|en — «MEE kuhn», transitive verb, intransitive verb. to make or become meek. ╂[< meek + en1] …

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  • 11 meek — [mi:k] adj [Date: 1100 1200; : Old Norse; Origin: mjukr soft ] very quiet and gentle and unwilling to argue with people ▪ He was always so meek and mild . >meekly adv ▪ All right, said Neil meekly. >meekness n [U] …

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  • 12 meek — index malleable, nonmilitant, obedient, obeisant, patient, placid, pliable, pliant, resigned …

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  • 13 meek — modest, *humble, lowly Analogous words: gentle, mild (see SOFT): subdued, submissive, *tame: *compliant, acquiescent, resigned: *forbearing, tolerant, lenient: patient, long suffering (see corresponding nouns at PATIENCE) Ant …

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  • 14 meek — [adj] shy; compliant acquiescent, deferential, docile, forbearing, gentle, humble, lenient, longanimous, long suffering, lowly, manageable, mild, milquetoast*, modest, nothing, orderly, pabulum*, passive, patient, peaceful, plain, resigned,… …

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  • 15 meek — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ quiet, gentle, and submissive. DERIVATIVES meekly adverb meekness noun. ORIGIN Old Norse, soft, gentle …

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  • 16 meek — [mēk] adj. [ME meke (earlier meoc) < ON miukr, pliant, gentle < IE base * meug , *meuk , to slip, slippery, slimy > MUCK, L mucus, Gr myxa] 1. patient and mild; not inclined to anger or resentment 2. too submissive; easily imposed on;… …

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  • 17 MeeK — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Meek. MeeK MeeK en concert au Comedy Club à …

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  • 18 Meek — Recorded in the spellings of Meek, Meeke, and the patronymics Meeks and Meekes, this is an Anglo Scottish surname. It is medieval, and a nickname surname for a gentle or self effacing person deriving from the pre 7th century word meek or the Old… …

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  • 19 Meek — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. MeeK (Stéphane Franck Pascal) est un chanteur, auteur compositeur et producteur franco britannique né en 1971. Donald Meek était un acteur (1878 1946).… …

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  • 20 meek — {{11}}meek (adj.) c.1200, gentle, quiet, unaggressive; benevolent, kind; courteous, humble, unassuming; of a woman, modest, from a Scandinavian source (Cf. O.N. mjukr soft, pliant, gentle ), from P.Gmc. *meukaz (Cf. Goth. muka modei humility, Du …

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