Humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring mildness or even cowed submissiveness:
— Meek and self-effacing.
— Meek as a mouse.
Evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant:
— A fine fiery blast against meek conformity.
— She looked meek but had the heart of a lion.
Moby thesaurus: abject, accommodating, acquiescent, adapting, adaptive, adjusting, amenable, bland, broken, chastened, compliant, deferential, docile, domesticated, dovelike, forbearing, gentle, housebroken, humble, humble-minded ... show more.
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