Definition of meekness in English:

meekness

Syllabification: meek·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈmēknis
 
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noun

The fact or condition of being meek; submissiveness: all his best friends make fun of him for his meekness
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  • But there was a lot of humility and meekness also.
  • Patience can be meekness, patience can be too ready acceptance or passivity.
  • She wore a humble white dress shirt and a white skirt, and carried herself with meekness and humility.

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