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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
meek (adjective)
1.
enduring injury with patience and without resentment - mild
2.
deficient in spirit and courage - submissive
3.
not violent or strong - moderate
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
meek (adjective)
not having or showing any feelings of superiority, self-assertiveness, or showiness
SYNONIMS:
demure, down-to-earth, lowly, meek, modest, unassuming, unpretentious
RELATED WORDS:
acquiescent, compliant, deferential, resigned, submissive, unaggressive, unassertive, yielding; cowering, cringing, shrinking; ingenuous, naive ( naïve), plain, simple, unaffected; bashful, diffident, introverted, mousy ( mousey), overmodest, passive, quiet, reserved, retiring, sheepish, shy, subdued, timid, unobtrusive; aw-shucks, self-deprecating, self-deprecatory, self-effacing
NEAR ANTONYMS:
aggressive, assertive, audacious, bold, brash, brassy, cheeky, forward, impertinent, impudent, saucy; cocksure, cocky, confident, hubristic, overconfident, self-confident; egocentric, egoistic ( egoistical), narcissistic, prideful, self-affected, self-centered, self-complacent, self-conceited, self-congratulatory, self-contented, self-engrossed, self-important, self-obsessed, self-pleased, self-satisfied, smug, stuck-up, swelled-headed; boastful, bombastic, braggy, swaggering, vain, vainglorious; condescending, disdainful, dominant, dominating, domineering, magisterial, overbearing, patronizing, pontificating; flamboyant, ostentatious, showy; extroverted ( extraverted), immodest, outgoing, uninhibited, unreserved
arrogant, bumptious, chesty, conceited, egotistic ( egotistical), fastuous, haughty, highfalutin ( hifalutin), high-and-mighty, high-handed, high-hat, hoity-toity, huffish, huffy, imperious, lordly, overweening, peremptory, pompous, presuming, presumptuous, pretentious, self-asserting, self-assertive, supercilious, superior, toplofty ( toploftical), uppish, uppity
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