meekness


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lack of vanity or self-importance

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the feeling of patient, submissive humbleness

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a disposition to be patient and long suffering

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With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; giving diligence to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
It requires a special kind of meekness and optimism for these young people to leave everything they love to live out of a suitcase, many times in challenging, and even dangerous, circumstances.
Humility is not meekness but, rather, the antidote to arrogance.
God also says those who follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience and meekness stand to win the battle against evil.
The homily does not salve Kolya's broken heart, nor does it provide him any answers, but it does announce the film's fundamental dramatic question: should Russians follow the old ways of meekness, grinning and bearing the degradation dealt upon them by their rulers, or should they challenge their fate and overcome their hopelessness?
The patriarch will be remembered for his meekness and forgiveness, but his single-handed rejuvenation of the great Church of The East and the conservation of its unique doctrines with utmost zeal, will perhaps be more pertinent to bibliographers around the world.
The embattled heroine of the Dardenne brothers' "Two Days, One Night " by contrast, can count on her spouse's unflinching support as she goes from door to door, his words of encouragement helping her to overcome her meekness and fragility as she fights to preserve their livelihood.
Keep yourself from the fire incandescence and make you prepared to fight and destroy it from the meekness.
We dialogue to meet each other, not to fight," he said, emphasizing, "First listen, then talk--that's meekness.
With its show of abominable meekness and submission, it had left no room whatsoever for an honorable, dignified and plausible outcome.
In fact, his meekness will probably remind you of William H Macy's character in the Coen Brothers' classic movie Fargo - a clue that he's in way over his head and that his best-laid plans are about to turn very nasty indeed.
In fact his meekness will probably remind you of William H Macy's character in the Coen Brothers' classic movie Fargo - a clue that he's in way over his head and that his best laid plans are about to turn very nasty indeed.
The rotund John was known as "the good pope," for his kindness, meekness, self-deprecation and jovial character.
The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel reported that Gothard's program teaches "the importance of meekness, deference and obedience" --at least as Gothard interprets them.
In such turbulence, meekness does not help as a tactic.