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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Meek \Meek\ (m[=e]k), a. [Compar. Meeker (m[=e]k"[~e]r); superl. Meekest.] [OE. mek, meoc; akin to Icel. mj[=u]kr mild, soft, Sw. mjuk, Dan. myg, D. muik, Goth. mukam[=o]dei gentleness.] 1. Mild of temper; not easily provoked or orritated; patient under injuries; not vain, or haughty, or resentful; forbearing; submissive. [1913 Webster] Now the man Moses was very meek. --Num. xii. 3. [1913 Webster] 2. Evincing mildness of temper, or patience; characterized by mildness or patience; as, a meek answer; a meek face. "Her meek prayer." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Syn: Gentle; mild; soft; yielding; pacific; unassuming; humble. See Gentle. [1913 Webster] Meek