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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 meek /ˈmik/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Meek a. [Compar. Meeker superl. Meekest.]
 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. “Her meek prayer.”
 Syn: -- Gentle; mild; soft; yielding; pacific; unassuming; humble. See Gentle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Meek, Meek·en, v. t. To make meek; to nurture in gentleness and humility. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or
             even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing"
             [syn: mild, modest]
      2: very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston
         Hughes [syn: tame]
      3: evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or
         compliant; "compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of
         those of others"; "a fine fiery blast against meek
         conformity"- Orville Prescott; "she looked meek but had
         the heart of a lion"; "was submissive and subservient"
         [syn: compliant, spiritless]