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See definition of meekly on Dictionary.com
  • as inmildly
  • as inpatiently

synonyms for meekly

  • delicately
  • indifferently
  • lightly
  • moderately
  • quietly
  • blandly
  • calmly
  • compassionately
  • genially
  • gingerly
  • imperturbably
  • kindly
  • mollifyingly
  • patiently
  • softly
  • soothingly
  • temperately
  • tenderly
  • tepidly
  • tolerantly
  • tranquilly

antonyms for meekly

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  • harshly
  • roughly
  • violently
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    How to use meekly in a sentence

    Tom has been buried so deep under his wife’s thumb for three seasons that the idea that he would do anything but meekly accept their machinations seemed ludicrous to me.
    WHERE SUCCESSION CAN GO FROM HERE AFTER THE SEASON 3 FINALEANDREW R. CHOWDECEMBER 13, 2021TIME
    In terms of inclusion, it very meekly nudged the status quo by hiring one autistic person for the supporting cast and one for the social media team, but that was the extent of autistic inclusion in the show’s autistic story.
    ATYPICAL FELL SHORT AS BOTH AUTISTIC REPRESENTATION AND ENTERTAINMENT. AT LEAST IT WAS ECLIPSED DURING ITS OWN TIMESARAH KURCHAKJULY 16, 2021TIME
    The vast majority of elected Republicans have demonstrated their cravenness by falling meekly into line.
    THERE’S NOTHING CONSERVATIVE ABOUT CPACMICHAEL GERSONFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    A pimply-faced office boy elbowed him out of it and the man turned away meekly.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    Tom meekly did as he was bid, but in his heart there raged the passions of a demon, and he swore Mark Grafton should die.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    It made me smile to remember how mature Patsy had been when I meekly ran her errands and gladly wore her yoke in the old days.
    A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
    I call the Most High to witness—she submitted to all my demands meekly, as though she were no eaglet, but a tethered lamb!
    GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
    For the rest he studied early and late, and experienced the doubtful glory, and accepted meekly the reproach, of being a grind.
    A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
    The experience took the foolishness out of him, and as soon as he was free he meekly allowed himself to be driven into the stable.
    THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
    Oliver quite meekly hung up his hoe in the branches and waited for her to lead the way.
    COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO MEEKLY

    • blandly
    • calmly
    • compassionately
    • delicately
    • genially
    • gingerly
    • imperturbably
    • indifferently
    • kindly
    • lightly
    • meekly
    • moderately
    • mollifyingly
    • patiently
    • quietly
    • softly
    • soothingly
    • temperately
    • tenderly
    • tepidly
    • tolerantly
    • tranquilly
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.