Synonym of meek

Alternative for meek

Adjective

Readily conforming to the authority or will of others
tame spineless unresisting weak compliant obedient spiritless submissive weak-kneed yielding acquiescent biddable boneless deferential frightened timid tractable unprotesting wimpish wussy like a lamb to the slaughter docile amenable pliant accommodating malleable passive manageable dutiful pliable unassertive persuadable governable controllable persuasible conformable law-abiding resigned agreeable complaisant obliging humble cooperative willing obeisant obsequious servile manipulable subdued lamblike subservient receptive bootlicking resistless easy respectful duteous ductile mild impressionable responsive susceptible adaptable flexible ingratiating teachable self-effacing nonresistant abject milky suggestible longanimous influenceable susceptive suasible soft easily swayed easily handled under one's thumb easily influenced reverential devoted patient slavish forbearing regardful accepting self-abasing grovelling complying cowering cringing downtrodden sycophantic unresistant supine subject groveling menial fawning tolerant tolerating well-behaved docious game quiet cool laid-back easily led like putty in one's hands in one's pocket in one's power in one's clutches at one's beck and call trusting gullible workable consenting open conformist truckling assenting acceding inferior snivelling consentient assentient accordant able to be influenced agreeing conforming approving gentle easygoing mellow usable childlike complacent orderly unassuming toadying dancing sniveling ignoble mean moldable spongy putty lithy easily manipulated convincible adoring loving acquiescing assentive ready at one's mercy a slave to devout awed easily persuaded well-trained Uriah Heepish good observant under control disciplined pious worshipful admiring worshipping solemn non-resistant long-suffering well trained well disciplined nonviolent lifeless non-violent appreciative polite worshiping upholding gracious adjustable dominated loyal honoring faithful sheeplike attentive venerating honouring hearsome unquestioning non-aggressive quiescent browbeaten subjugated bullied oppressed enduring disinterested static reflexive sleepy unreceptive asleep latent stolid flat motionless poker-faced bearing moony flaccid idle unflappable reverent intimidated repressed wrapped around finger on a string nagged going through motions walking through it hands off constrained uxorious henpecked led by the nose ground down tied to someone's apron strings under the thumb subjected to nagging wife-ridden under someone's heel treated like dirt without a mind of one's own in fear of one's partner non-resisting under someone's thumb domesticated obeying bowing down uncomplaining nonresisting comformable giving-in kowtowing subordinate surrendering amiable placable lowly trainable disciplinable handleable

Adjective

(colloquial) Weak in character, lacking determination or willpower
soft weak weakened wimpy wimpish prostrate prostrated frail fragile fatigued lackadaisical listless passionless sick sickly sluggish tepid unenthusiastic unexcited unhealthy unfit uninterested unwell unwilling weakly weary tired strengthless spindly spent shaky languorous indisposed incapacitated ill helpless enfeebled exhausted blasé apathetic ailing anaemic anemic feeble enervated debilitated asthenic sapped softened limp untrained infirm languid out of shape rickety unsteady effete delicate slight faint wasted unsubstantial tender down-and-out low weakling spineless nerveless invertebrate characterless wet wishy-washy limp-wristed namby-pamby weak-kneed milk-and-water drained deteriorated flagging faded undermined unnerved devitalized worn out hindered hampered decrepit encumbered drooping declining rundown done in vitiated rusty paralyzed run-down paralysed withered ravaged atrophied deteriorating wilted haggard degenerative susceptible fallible malleable impotent vulnerable impressionable errant defenceless washed out out of gas gone to seed on the ropes out of condition imperfect flawed erring resistless depleted diminished easily tempted defenseless easily led rendered feeble run down below par under the weather out of sorts peaky off poorly ropy crummy crook lousy seedy wabbit not oneself queer off colour not up to snuff slightly unwell not well liverish queasy nauseous not very well funny rough peculiar not in good shape grotty not yourself not a hundred percent bad rotten peaked down beat pooped bedridden off-color sick as a dog worn-out low-energy burned out laid low broken-down laid-up tuckered out out-of-action a wreck in poor health out of commission tired out peakish knackered not feeling up to snuff in bad shape

Adjective

Shy or socially timid, not liking to be noticed
bashful shy diffident modest reserved retiring timid withdrawn demure coy introverted reticent timorous sheepish shrinking unassertive embarrassed humble recessive backward nervous insecure shamefaced silent mousy apprehensive blushing hesitant unconfident constrained abashed reluctant inhibited wary overmodest chary doubting blushful recoiling verecund self-effacing self-conscious faint-hearted aw-shucks easily embarrassed unassuming quiet unpretentious unobtrusive restrained unassured unforthcoming fearful unpresuming lowly unsure mild simple withdrawing secretive nice unsociable unostentatious reclusive down-to-earth introvert passive uncertain self-doubting plain proper seemly chaste prim doubtful uncommunicative temperate submissive unpretending unboastful rabbity inconspicuous mim uptight skittish ordinary unaffected standoffish anxious soft-spoken unpoised ill at ease lacking confidence media-shy lacking self-confidence not self-assured docile ashamed apologetic distrustful dubious suspicious blenching flinching low-key unaggressive subdued low-profile unnoticeable introspective ineffectual seclusive private secret eremitic natural genuine deferential inward-looking hermitic anchoritic eremitical unaffable undemonstrative unexpansive nongregarious artless unambitious ingenuous decorous indrawn self-contained discreet lacking assurance not confident weak lacking in confidence wimpy prudish prissy keeping a low profile sober respectable strait-laced ladylike sedate staid decent scary fearsome tremulous fainthearted contemplative thoughtful pensive self-absorbed self-interested not forward innocent virginal pure maidenly virtuous priggish unresponsive meditative reflective cautious cold collected cool ruminative solitary offish close-mouthed inner-directed self-centred old-maidish kittenish straight puritanical coquettish goody-goody starchy taciturn moderate resigned prudent retired niminy-piminy affected square colourless indeterminate pale colorless self-centered close earnest serious solemn prim and proper unimposing inelaborate unextravagant poor homely worried unemotional small unadorned distant unembroidered unexcessive economical unornamented token afraid jumpy jittery hinky unquiet goosey dithery perturbed antsy atwitter upset queasy queazy aflutter nervy tense troubled edgy uneasy vague hung up touch and go up in the air Delphic questioning hanging by thread touchy het up on thin ice choked isolated aloof antisocial tight-lipped detached lonesome closemouthed lone guarded lonely hermitical independent laconic stand-offish deserted sequestered dumb all alone repressed companionless friendless unsocial alone self-restrained misanthropic insular uncompanionable non-communicative forsaken cloistered clammed up by oneself hermit-like recluse brooding remote frustrated unaccompanied mom clamlike enigmatic close-lipped dark deep unapproachable mum cagey unfriendly uncomfortable separate tight-mouthed eremetic snobbish by itself tongue-tied self-sufficient individual arch flirtatious solo simpering formal suppressed immune mute passionless socially inhibited inarticulate evasive casual unconcerned aseptic disinterested incurious retreated uncurious uninterested indifferent dour untalkative cut off secluded bottled up frigid chilly speechless sullen unexpressive sparing curt dried-up sententious abandoned Olympian playing one's cards close to one's chest self-analysing self-observing peaceful composed placid conventional gentle serene icy ceremonious noncommittal ungregarious desolate musing self-examining subjective monastic ascetic restless discomposed unsettled insulated forlorn segregated estranged apart unrevealing soul-searching navel-gazing solipsistic unrelaxed strained bothered unconnected destitute cryptic secluse hermetic discomforted awkward disquieted discomfited hushed zipped backstairs covert sly undercover furtive feline mysterious one-off sole special unique singular one only to one side in private in chambers buttoned up in privacy lacking social skills on edge shut away on the QT in the background playing your cards close to your chest in the dark lost in thought deep in thought unattended stag sui generis lorn out-of-the-way particular on its own unspeaking unwilling dummied up dried up wouldn't say boo to a goose

Adjective

Having a gentle or calm temperament or disposition
mellow placid soft tender gentle peaceful pleasant pacific compassionate affable caring peaceable unassuming modest benevolent benign calm easy serene sympathetic docile softhearted sensitive demure lamblike reverent warmhearted angelic complaisant deferential gracious harmless mild retiring subdued tame unoffensive good-natured tender-hearted mild-mannered soft-hearted non-confrontational amiable genial easygoing kind conciliatory easy-going moderate forgiving tranquil friendly merciful amicable quiet obliging forbearing good-humoured good-humored agreeable dovelike considerate pleasing warm lovable laid back kindly humane lenient warm-hearted indulgent understanding humble respectful kind-hearted likeable likable sociable decent loving sweet-tempered dove-like congenial cheerful temperate shy easy-oasy equable chilled tenderhearted moral large-hearted cool kindhearted bland goodhearted good-tempered submissive flat jejune subservient spiritless vapid obeisant patient smooth forbearant dull motherly fatherly maternal brotherly soft-spoken sisterly paternal peace-loving unwarlike pacifist non-aggressive non-combative non-belligerent inoffensive conflict-free dovish non-violent even-tempered pacifistic still cooperative civil irenic anti-war restful undisturbed nonbelligerent balmy willing to please complacent diplomatic ordered neighborly pacificatory neighbourly compliant charitable thoughtful affectionate beneficent giving nice munificent tolerant greathearted feeling generous benignant benefic philanthropical well meaning well intentioned good-hearted all heart great-hearted well-mannered bleeding-heart big bounteous comforting public-spirited wholesome attentive eleemosynary unselfish cordial altruistic unstinting soft touch regardful polite chivalrous bountiful pitying fatherlike clement sweet liberal gallant heart in right place accommodating hospitable philanthropic good openhanded helpful tactful openhearted propitious magnanimous big-hearted open-handed noble courteous supportive engaging freehanded dutiful lavish princely selfless delightful humanitarian responsive solicitous fond

Adjective

Easily anxious or frightened
timid cowardly scared afraid fearful frightened nervous timorous pusillanimous quaking weak-kneed apprehensive easily frightened faint-hearted gutless lacking courage mousy shrinking lily-livered anxious chicken cowering craven cringey fainthearted irresolute jittery mousey panicky pigeonhearted pigeon-hearted sissy skittish spineless trembling tremulous unheroic wimpish wimpy yellow yellow-bellied browbeaten bullied capricious cowed daunted dismayed feeble gentle hesitant intimidated Milquetoast poor-spirited recreant shaky soft spiritless submissive tentative unassured unnerved vacillating wavering weak wet having cold feet unassertive shy scary fearsome self-effacing sheepish modest reserved quiet unassuming demure bashful retiring humble coy reticent diffident trepidatious faint shuddering indecisive fickle weak-willed impotent ineffectual passive faltering inept wishy-washy dithering useless ineffective tame indeterminate fallible pathetic weakling powerless undetermined effete nerveless invertebrate chicken-hearted characterless corruptible supine yielding namby-pamby hemming and hawing milk-and-water unreliable unsure waffling limp-wristed undependable easily led jumpy excitable skittery flighty edgy spasmodic fidgety fluttery restless high-strung uneasy highly strung spooked nervy tense uptight unsettled neurotic brittle antsy twitchy hysterical easily agitated sensitive hyperexcitable spooky hyperkinetic hyperactive hyper fiddle-footed agitable alarmable unmanly boneless feart half-hearted chicken-livered easily scared candy-assed funky agitated overwrought taut temperamental concerned queazy angsty emotional volatile mercurial overstrung disquieted troubled fretful distressed stressed touchy hasty irascible passionate worried bothered flurried upset unstable perturbed unglued careful fiery moody tempestuous chippy toey insecure dithery snappy adrenalized uncomfortable shivery discomposed violent stressy testy wired disturbed queasy impulsive galvanic impetuous enthusiastic overzealous easily upset volcanic vehement uncontrolled inflammable impatient hot-tempered quick-tempered hot-headed rash intolerant fierce susceptible short fused demonstrative peevish quick reckless blowing hot and cold restive lively zippy giddy excited spookish squirrelly lightheaded peppy scatterbrained wary spirited irresponsible light-headed harebrained skitterish whimsical dizzy animated frivolous very nervous combustible flappable volative

Adjective

Humble in position or status
lowly humble inferior low plebeian proletarian common ignoble lowborn obscure subordinate low-born low-bred mean ordinary plain poor simple baseborn gentle lower-class low-life low-ranking lumpen mild modest peasant prole unwashed vulgar docile dutiful submissive unassuming base deprived everyday menial mundane obsequious prosaic retiring reverential servile withdrawing cast down unpretentious crude declassed average commonplace subservient minor undistinguished lesser working-class second-class low-grade junior lower humdrum lower-ranking secondary insignificant contemptible blue-collar popular ancillary smaller second-rate abject degrading small fawning sycophantic slavish demeaning sorry low-class groveling obeisant unimportant ignominious middling unworthy déclassé lowlife meager grovelling measly inglorious miserable puny paltry shabby wretched subsidiary scrubby pitiful petty reduced poorer blue-singlet meagre second-string second-fiddle plebby supporting of low birth less entry-level bottom-rung less important lower-level dishonourable dishonorable obedient self-abasing unresisting ingratiating craven bourgeois cloth-cap philistine unsophisticated traditional banal conventional pedestrian declassé democratic people's grassroots baser unambitious buck subaltern subalternate limited mediocre unskilled diminished boring low-status marginal unaspiring unimposing unexceptional routine dull lessened little lousy bottom slighter sad vile underprivileged dinky small-fry bush-league third-string undersized subjacent minor-league small-time lower in rank lower in status low-level lower-grade unrefined severe rough unremarkable lower rung trivial inconsequential second-banana beneath someone below someone under someone's heel not very important back seat not so important associate uncouth unfit beggarly sordid second supplementary reserve alternative supplemental spare alternate backup substitute fallback attendant auxiliary tedious basic younger accessory extra relief of low rank sub under youngest assistant fall-back vice- sub-

Adjective

In a gentle or delicate manner

Adjective

Embarrassed or guilty because of one's actions, characteristics, or associations
ashamed guilty sorry shamefaced distressed embarrassed sheepish abashed chagrined humiliated mortified remorseful conscience-stricken discomfited red-faced contrite humbled penitent regretful repentant shy upset apologetic blushing flustered guilt-ridden hangdog rueful self-conscious uncomfortable bashful compunctious crestfallen prudish shamed discountenanced debased demeaned deterred disconcerted distraught humble muddled reserved restrained stammering stuttering submissive in sackcloth and ashes blush to think of chastened self-reproachful disgraced full of regret attritional sorrowful penitential degraded dishonored dishonoured mournful awkward discredited abject flushed sad atoning shown up self-condemnatory cheap afraid with one's tail between one's legs propitiatory supplicating self-incriminating bad on one's knees in disgrace disturbed troubled hot and bothered sweating abased cheapened awful terrible repenting rotten stigmatized modest timid coy self-accusing disappointed stigmatised reddening flushing repining deprecatory put to shame woeful melancholy made to eat humble pie put down conciliatory explanatory expiatory self-effacing diffident unsettled thrown uneasy dismal turning red blushful discomposed plaintive lugubrious woebegone grievous pitiful doleful nervous pitiable deplorable put out of countenance shown-up ill at ease insignificant diminished caught with egg on your face not know where to put yourself stupid tarred and feathered foolish whipped chastised disdained derided low deflated condemned belittled small disparaged shunned crushed reviled scorned mocked inferior fallen castigated with egg on one's face wishing the earth would swallow one up

Adjective

Humble or lower in rank or status
abject base contemptible degraded worthless despicable debased ignominious vile low sordid humble ignoble mean menial reprehensible servile slavish unworthy detestable dishonourable scungy shabby deferent dejected deplorable dishonorable dismal gloomy grovelling groveling hangdog horrible humiliated outcast self-effacing subservient wretched shameful disgraceful execrable dirty nasty disreputable degenerate scurvy low-down disgusting discreditable snide low-minded currish abominable abhorrent paltry odious unprincipled immoral sorry cheap loathsome heinous foul bad lousy corrupt miserable offensive wicked depraved infamous unscrupulous unsavoury villainous rotten wrong unsavory revolting shocking shoddy dishonest lame nefarious scummy beastly sleazy vulgar degrading vicious pitiful hateful scandalous poor grubby distasteful shady ratty scabby evil sinful undignified uncharitable appalling squalid dastardly pathetic unpleasant petty underhanded underhand pitiable cruddy repugnant coarse unethical cowardly obscene sneaking crooked no-good humiliating dissolute beggarly unfair despisable disdainable dreadful lamentable treacherous notorious shameless lowly ugly cruel iniquitous awful horrid repulsive louche deceitful atrocious repellent monstrous unrespectable inglorious stinking nauseating tawdry reprobate impure common filthy indecent outrageous lewd sneaky crass deceptive unlawful slimy egregious useless good-for-nothing off-color mortifying demeaning meanspirited disagreeable improper horrifying abandoned terrible no-account gross blameworthy illegal inferior obnoxious perverted opprobrious unspeakable sad shy unbecoming sickening dark debauched unrighteous measly diabolic diabolical fiendish black seedy rascally graceless inelegant illegitimate seamy caitiff inequitable illicit flagitious beyond the pale shifty beyond contempt low-life not cricket callous thoughtless unheroic unsuccessful crude rude shiftless unseemly blithering shaming failed malevolent malicious disrespectful uncouth incompetent feckless hard-hearted narrow-minded craven cursed flaming slipshod malignant base-minded smutty unchivalrous infernal accursed confounded trashy indelicate plebeian footling hateworthy ungodly wrongful decadent swinish irreligious sacrilegious profane impious unholy blasphemous peasant ordinary reproachful modest simple plain stupid erring fallen unskilled good-for-naught meritless no-count sleazoid avaricious skanky murderous barbarous godless fraudulent low-status boring calculated venal mercenary covetous criminal untrustworthy sullied tainted roguish bent lawless unsporting crafty dull routine off-putting suspect questionable disorderly scoundrelly warped malfeasant double-dealing ungentlemanly peccable sly cunning devious wily humdrum of bad reputation dubious suspicious slippery unwholesome self-seeking embarrassing Machiavellian cheating conniving designing calculating guileful impoverished destitute fishy dodgy yucky black-hearted deceiving unsportsmanly shrewd unsportsmanlike gut-churning hellish icky sick-making God-awful damnable devilish in low esteem licentious in the doghouse no good derogatory in bad libidinous morally wrong needy poverty-stricken knavish slick scheming vomitous sick bogging noisome noxious fawning yucko disgustful loathly humiliatory indecorous low-grade sycophantic below the belt ill-gotten against the rules Janus-faced out of order debasing discomfiting indigent penniless beggared vomit-inducing obsequious blue-collar penurious impecunious horrific baseborn basic tedious obeisant ghastly hideous skint needful pauperized dirt-poor broke necessitous threadbare down-and-out famished distressed frightful horrendous hard up harrowing dire nightmarish alarming scaring terrifying grisly frightening grim gruesome meagre meager intimidating daunting dismaying fearful unnerving astounding grewsome lurid unpardonable petrifying godawful macabre terrific distressing tremendous nightmare unforgivable disheartening hellacious grotesque heavy grody inexcusable formidable upsetting beneath contempt below contempt from hell dirty rotten

Adjective

Having a small physical stature
small diminutive puny slight frail midget pint-sized skinny slightly built thin light short undersize bantam delicate fragile fun size little petite pint-size shrimp small-boned stunted tiny twiggy undersized weak dwarf reedy stubby a slip of a … elfin homuncular Lilliputian squat dwarfish fine lank mere peewee pygmy runtish shrimpy underdeveloped weedy pocket smallish dinky half-pint wee miniature pocket-sized toylike subnormal pocket-size minute low mini teeny slim teeny-weeny meager meagre baby minuscule teensy-weensy feeble stumpy runty toy slender dainty negligible measly truncated low-slung itsy-bitsy marginal scrawny scant faint sparse spare nominal knee-high to a grasshopper stick underweight inappreciable undernourished inconsiderable stocky shriveled attenuate microscopic insignificant dwarfed wizened squatty shrivelled infinitesimal minikin low down teensy undeveloped peanut minimal narrow paltry low-lying spindly immature rangy lean modest knee high to a grasshopper remote outside lanky scanty gaunt scraggy emaciated stalky skeletal gangling gangly insubstantial bony angular attenuated sawed-off rawboned wasted beanstalk wan starved ethereal featherweight haggard rickety cadaverous slinky rarefied beanpole threadlike fleshless lightweight twiglike pinched lilliputian off minuscular compact small-scale imperceptible sawn-off tiddly fubsy all skin and bones thin as a rail shallow vest-pocket ickle titchy little-bitty itty-bitty bitsy bitty knee-high junior near to the ground subtle yea big not heavy size-zero not large sprightly atrophied pygmyish scaled-down fun-size bonsai unused infantile unfledged pygmaean flimsy runted scrub shot undergrown mite trifling minimum pee-wee nanoscopic weeny wispy underfed weakly smaller tall gracile skeleton broomstick button sickly yea high small fry raw-boned gawky skin-and-bones miniaturized dumpy pintsized lightly-built shadow stilt peaked pole small-fry unsubstantial niggling zero useless zilch inferior picayune nothing unsound runt minor infirm two-bit unconsequential worthless pintsize exiguous not long soft not tall small time decumbent crouched unelevated miniaturised knee high to a gnat close to the ground vague low-set tinny squeaky shrill gentle low-hanging not high high cracked high-pitched insufficient skimpy limited cramped snub embryonic babyish young infant fleeting hasty brief short-lived not big hardly any

Antonym of meek

meek Idiom, Proverb

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