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  • n  the feeling of patient, submissive humbleness
  • n  a disposition to be patient and long suffering

  • Although the institutional integrity of Congress is more than a partisan concern, the Democratic leaders of both chambersoften criticized for their meekness in letting their .
  • The boldness of Dolly Madison, Mary Todd Lincoln and so many first ladies, but the meekness of Laura Bush.
  • The assumption of liberal meekness may also prove faulty.
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  • Culture Warrior Model Is Dead, Dead, Dead
    The opening sentence of this report from Vatican Radio, about the Holy Father's words to a group of Japanese students, says it all: "Peace cannot be built without dialogue founded on meekness."
    Aug. 23, 2013 - National Catholic Reporter

  • Claudio Scajola in
    Claudio Scajola, a member of Berlusconi's Freedom People party, said: "The crucifix is a universal symbol of love, meekness and peace. Preventing it from being displayed is an act of violence against the deep-seated feelings of the Italian people...
  • the Apostle Paul in Evening Bulletin
    Walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love,says Paul.
  • Mark Hanson in Christian Science Monitor
    The Rev. Mark Hanson, ELCA presiding bishop, asked those meeting Saturday to follow the Bible's (Colossians 3) mandate to "clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness and patience. Bear with one another and, if anyone has a...

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