Definition of Meekly

1. Adverb. In a submissive or spiritless manner. "Meekly bowed to his wishes"

Partainyms: Meek



2. Adverb. In a humble manner. "He humbly lowered his head"
Exact synonyms: Humbly
Partainyms: Humble, Meek

Definition of Meekly

1. adv. In a meek manner.

Definition of Meekly

1. Adverb. In a meek manner; quietly and humbly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Meekly

1. meek [adv] - See also: meek

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meekly

meedful
meedfully
meeds
meef
meeja
meek
meeked
meeken
meekened
meekening
meekens
meeker
meekest
meekhead
meeking
meekly (current term)
meekness
meeknesses
meeks
meemie
meemies
meep
meeped
meeping
meeple
meeples
meer
meercat
meercats
meered

Literary usage of Meekly

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1. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"Mirah had risen from her seat and stood looking toward him, with her little hands crossed before her, meekly awaiting judgment ; then, with a sudden ..."

2. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. by Fanny Kemble, Kate Field, John William Cole (1882)
"... unwilling not to say some kindly word of commendation of our effort, she meekly observed, "It's very pretty, very graceful, very"—a pause—"ladylike. ..."

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