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meekadjective

uk   us   /miːk/
quiet, gentle, and not willing to argue or express your opinions in a forceful way: She seemed so very meek and mild.
meekly
adverb uk   us   /ˈmiː.kli/
He meekly accepted the arrangement.
meekness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈmiːk.nəs/
Translations of “meek”
in Arabic وَديع, خانِع…
in Korean 온순한 사람…
in Malaysian menurut…
in French doux…
in Turkish çekingen, sıkılgan, uysal…
in Italian remissivo, mansueto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 溫順的, 謙和的…
in Russian кроткий…
in Polish potulny…
in Vietnamese dễ bảo…
in Spanish manso, paciente…
in Portuguese manso, dócil…
in Thai นอบน้อม…
in German sanftmütig…
in Catalan dòcil…
in Japanese 従順な, 柔和な…
in Indonesian penurut…
in Chinese (Simplified) 温顺的, 谦和的…
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