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meekness (n.)

late 12c., meknesse, "the virtue of humility;" early 13c., "softness of temper, gentleness;" mid-13c., "forbearance under injuries or provocation;" see meek (adj.) + -ness.

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Definitions of meekness

meekness (n.)
the feeling of patient, submissive humbleness;
Synonyms: submission
meekness (n.)
a disposition to be patient and long suffering;
Synonyms: subduedness
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