Meek

Definition of Meek

Pronunciation: mēk
a.1.Mild of temper; not easily provoked or orritated; patient under injuries; not vain, or haughty, or resentful; forbearing; submissive.
Now the man Moses was very meek.
- Num. xii. 3.
2.Evincing mildness of temper, or patience; characterized by mildness or patience; as, a meek answer; a meek face.
v. t.1.To make meek; to nurture in gentleness and humility.

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