Meek in a sentence as an adjective

You can do it in meek-friendly ways, or I never would have managed it.

What they are is more assertive, while engineers tend to be meek doormats.

As my statistics professor liked to say, "Numbers are meek creatures.

You'll notice Lillet is much more meek than a sweet vermouth, even a relaxed Dolin.

To say that he isn't meek enough in delivering this message is undercutting it's core.

I just sat there and took it for 8 hours - nowadays I would have loudly demanded an upgrade out of there - but I was somewhat meek in accepting my fate.

Peppering statements with "In my limited experience," makes you seem meek, unfortunately.

Actually, the general tone seems to be exceptionally meek: he does say he was surprised, but I got the impression that he thinks he shouldn't be surprised.

Sometimes they fight, often they bully, sometimes they are deliberately cruel, or depressingly meek.

She is an assertive and decisive businessperson, but is labelled "abrasive" and "a *****" because she isn't meek, submissive and soft-spoken.

It's generally agreed upon that stealing physical goods, murdering, etc. make the world a more unruly, unpleasant, inefficient, discouraging place for meek, cooperative people.

Then again, I suppose that's his job as a writer -- a story about the meek Canadian David battling the establishment equities market Goliath makes for a better read than a nuanced look at the role of various players in a complex ecosystem.

Criminality is not some binary state where either you're an innocent meek upright citizen or you're a hardened criminal with trivial access to any amounts of every sort of weaponry that has ever been devised regardless of legal status.

Meek definitions


humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness; "meek and self-effacing"

See also: mild modest


very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes

See also: tame


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"

See also: spiritless