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MEEKNESS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does meekness mean? 

MEEKNESS (noun)
  The noun MEEKNESS has 2 senses:

1. the feeling of patient submissive humbleness
2. a disposition to be patient and long suffering

  Familiarity information: MEEKNESS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MEEKNESS (noun)


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Meaning:

The feeling of patient submissive humbleness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

meekness; submission

Hypernyms ("meekness" is a kind of...):

humbleness; humility (a humble feeling)


Sense 2meekness [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A disposition to be patient and long suffering

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

meekness; subduedness

Hypernyms ("meekness" is a kind of...):

humbleness; humility (a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "meekness"):

spinelessness (the quality of lacking a strong character; an irresolute disposition)


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