2. [syn: humbly, meekly]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Meekly \Meek"ly\, adv.
In a meek manner. --Spenser.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: in a submissive or spiritless manner; "meekly bowed to
2: in a humble manner; "he humbly lowered his head" [syn:
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
27 Moby Thesaurus words for "meekly":
abjectly, acquiescently, compliantly, gently, humbly, like a lamb,
mildly, modestly, on all fours, on bended knee, pacifically,
passively, peaceably, quietly, resignedly, submissively, tamely,
unassumingly, uncomplainingly, unobtrusively, unostentatiously,
unpresumptuously, unpretendingly, unpretentiously,
with bated breath, with due deference, without ceremony