Meekly vs Cowed - What's the difference?

meekly | cowed |


As an adverb meekly

is in a meek manner; quietly and humbly.

As an adjective cowed is

frightened into submission.

As a verb cowed is

(cow).

meekly

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a meek manner; quietly and humbly.
  • * 1673 ,
  • When Faith and Love which parted from thee never
    Had ripen'd thy just soul to dwell with God,
    Meekly thou did'st resign this earthly load
    Of Death, call'd Life; which us from Life doth sever.

    cowed

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Frightened into submission.
  • * (English Citations of "cowed")

    Synonyms

    * intimidated

    Verb

    (head)
  • (cow)