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noun as in submission

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Meekness is less than ever an attractive quality in American life.

By the weekend, there was only a self-conscious meekness from the Republican leadership.

Put us not to confusion, but deal with us according to thy meekness, and according to the multitude of thy mercies.

In money matters modesty and meekness are oftentimes great faults, and the contrary qualities are of infinite use.

I, with grudging meekness and a prayer for another five minutes devoted to the deglutition of another liqueur brandy, acquiesced.

“I am afraid it is not very becoming,” said Annie with the meekness of those who inherit the earth.

Meekness and humility, His characteristic traits, are virtues edifying in the extreme but in no way picturesque.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to meekness, such as: docility, humility, mildness, modesty, timidity, and timidness.

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