Part of speech:
Not drawing attention to oneself; modest.
Low in rank, quality, or station; unpretentious or lowly:
Having or proceeding from a disinclination to call attention to oneself; retiring or diffident:
Timid, shy, and easily embarrassed
The definition of meek is someone or something that does not have force or someone who is willing to give into others.
Having a restrained, quiet, or understated quality
Fearful and hesitant:
Not assuming, pretentious, or forward; modest; retiring
Emotionally unresponsive or socially detached; introverted or aloof.
Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous:
Going out or away; departing:
Given to or marked by the open expression of emotion:
Confident in one's abilities.
Slow to apprehend; having difficulties in learning.
Modest and reserved in manner or behavior.
Not forward but reticent or reserved in manner
Find another word for retiring. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for retiring, like: shy, quiet, self-effacing, humble, modest, reserved, bashful, coy, demur, diffident and meek.