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synonyms for meekness

  • docility
  • humility
  • mildness
  • modesty
  • timidity
  • timidness
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antonyms for meekness

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  • arrogance
  • boldness
  • pride
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How to use meekness in a sentence

Put us not to confusion, but deal with us according to thy meekness, and according to the multitude of thy mercies.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In money matters modesty and meekness are oftentimes great faults, and the contrary qualities are of infinite use.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
I, with grudging meekness and a prayer for another five minutes devoted to the deglutition of another liqueur brandy, acquiesced.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
“I am afraid it is not very becoming,” said Annie with the meekness of those who inherit the earth.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
Meekness and humility, His characteristic traits, are virtues edifying in the extreme but in no way picturesque.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
But there were moments when Edward Henry hated moral superiority and Christian meekness in a wife.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
The master of the Polly received that rebuke with a meekness that indicated a decided change of heart.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Many things occur in daily life to provoke a person's anger, but the Christian gets over his anger by meekness.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
And a little less meekness in the lady, who comes out rather as a poor relation, might do no harm.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
Thinking my contrition meekness, and possibly fear of him, he went to take me by the shoulders.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
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WORDS RELATED TO MEEKNESS

  • backwardness
  • bashfulness
  • constraint
  • doubt
  • fear
  • hesitation
  • humility
  • insecurity
  • meekness
  • modesty
  • mousiness
  • reluctance
  • reserve
  • self-consciousness
  • sheepishness
  • shyness
  • timidity
  • timidness
  • timorousness
  • unassertiveness
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