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Antonyms for meek

free, self-conceited, arch, assured, stuck-up, assertive, dogmatic, overbearing, magisterial, self-confident, pretentious, wise, dour, brassbound, uncalled-for, vainglorious, cavalier, bigheaded, braggy, egocentric, huffy, condescending, authoritative, ambitious, in-your-face, immodest, uppity, egoistic, self-opinionated, impudent, self-important, showy, superior, lordly, biggety, hoity-toity, dictatorial, sniffy, grandiose, arbitrary, unmannered, exacting, tyrannous, bumptious, nervy, Presuming, high-and-mighty, uppish, outgoing, supercilious, flamboyant, cocksure, ill-bred, brash, dominant, unmannerly, disdainful, bossy, grim, highfalutin, commanding, irresponsible, saucy, stern, swaggering, masterful, unreserved, bombastic, secure, unequivocal, lofty, tyrannical, self-assured, overconfident, rough, egotistic, narcissistic, thoughtless, swellheaded, arrogant, intimidating, militant, confident, authoritarian, enterprising, steely, pompous, lowering, audacious, patronizing, absolute, fierce, consequential, self-satisfied, Fastuous, pushy, presumptuous, forbidding, peremptory, obstinate, self-asserting, huffish, vain, inconsiderate, positive, affected, self-obsessed, prideful, self-centered, important, brazen, Unhandsome, coercive, ungentle, high-handed, unconditional, austere, fresh, ill-mannered, chesty, aggressive, discourteous, supreme, disrespectful, ungracious, stark, snippy, imperative, stiff-necked, flinty, insolent, overweening, boastful, severe, autocratic, gruff, despotic, go-getting, smug, pontificating, uncivil, stubborn, unregenerate, cheeky, dominating, compulsory, brassy, la-di-da, proud, conceited, extroverted, sassy, haughty, uninhibited, imperious, high hat, bold, Self-complacent, domineering, bold-faced, toplofty, brazen-faced, Familiar, complacent, compulsive, impolite, self-assertive, overfamiliar, controlling, impertinent, ostentatious, assumptive, forward.

Quotes of meek

  1. If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not often let their presence be known. – W. E. B. Du Bois
  2. Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession. – Vera Brittain
  3. And suns grow meek and the meek suns grow brief, and the year smiles as it draws near its death. – William C. Bryant
  4. I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek they do not remain humble and meek long when they are exalted. – Samuel Butler
  5. As for ourselves, yes, we must be meek bear injustice, malice, rash judgment. We must turn the other cheek, give up our cloak, go a second mile. – Dorothy Day
  6. To resort to power one need not be violent, and to speak to conscience one need not be meek The most effective action both resorts to power and engages conscience. – Barbara Deming
  7. The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights. – J. Paul Getty
  8. To be meek patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be humane. – Jane Harrison
  9. Negroes- Sweet and docile, Meek humble, and kind: Beware the day- They change their mind. – Langston Hughes
  10. That's what my mother did. And my father was the first person she'd met who treated her kindly. She was terrified of men, and she married a very meek kind, dear man. And she had the upper hand. She ruled the roost. – Lynn Johnston
  11. Pity the meek for they shall inherit the earth. – Don Marquis
  12. The humble and meek are thirsting for blood. – Joe Orton
  13. God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart. – Izaak Walton

Usage examples for meek

  1. " I tried to remember," says Ruby, sort of meek – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  2. The spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and might, The spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord, And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the Lord: And he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, Neither reprove after the hearing of his ears: But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, And reprove with equity for the meek of the earth. – The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible by R. Heber Newton
  3. Oh, dearest Edith, I hope that ere this she has won your whole heart, and that you have already divined something of that exalted spirit and that meek self- sacrifice which make her life so sublime. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  4. People who met them saw but one, or at most two, at a time, looking as meek and mild " as if they could not count up to three," as the saying is. – King Matthias and the Beggar Boy by Nicholas Jósika
  5. An extraordinarily meek fearful Susan asked the question. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  6. But it was not probable that she would be meek when she found a self- appointed tutor teaching her manners and conduct without her consent. – Victorian Short Stories by Various
  7. Tsing Hi remained meek – Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield
  8. And then come three girls, sisters, perhaps, all so prettily dressed, with meek eyes, and they, too, buy candles; they, too, kneel and make their devotions, for long, so long, that you wonder if anything has happened, if there has been any trouble that has brought them thus in the sunset to the remembrance of religion. – The Soul of a People by H. Fielding
  9. With men and boys she was meek enough, but no person wearing skirts, and alone, might venture in that field without being chased by that cow. – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  10. It is a burden to be the only child of a professor, particularly for a meek girl. – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  11. And her mother had been a meek child of faith, and her father and grandfather, though strong men, had bowed like little children to the same rule. – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  12. So they opposed him who was meek and lowly. – Training the Teacher by A. F. Schauffler Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux Martin G. Brumbaugh Marion Lawrance
  13. He appears like the meek whom our Lord calls blessed, and yet he is one of the wisest of the wise, and, moreover, a master in his art. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. Let us take, then, this Prince for our example, and mind our life long what He says- 'Come unto Me, and learn of Me, for I am meek and lowly of heart. – Sidonia The Sorceress V1 by William Mienhold
  15. January had all at once grown very meek – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Mississippi-or-Afloat-with-the-Big-Show-on-the-Big-River by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  16. Besides, besides; what is all this meek talk? – The Return by Walter de la Mare
  17. Louis was always of a meek and gentle disposition, truthful and upright. – The Boy's Book of Heroes by Helena Peake
  18. M. d'Elbeuf was as meek as a lamb, and seemed, as far as he dared, to improve what had been advanced already by M. de Bouillon. – The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
  19. " No," says her ladyship, dropping her meek eyes; whilst the other lady's glared in triumph. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. Through all the long night of the years The people's cry ascended; The earth was wet with blood and tears Ere their meek sufferings ended. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various

Rhymes for meek