Meekly vs Temperately - What's the difference?

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Meekly is a related term of temperately.


As adverbs the difference between meekly and temperately

is that meekly is in a meek manner; quietly and humbly while temperately is in a thoughtfully measured or regulated manner, eschewing extremes.

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.

    temperately

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a thoughtfully measured or regulated manner, eschewing extremes.
  • 1601' ''My pulse, as yours, doth ' temperately keep time,
    ''And makes as healthful music: it is not madness
    ''That I have utter'd: bring me to the test,
    ''And I the matter will re-word; which madness
    Would gambol from.'' — Shakespeare, ''Hamlet , Act 3, Scene 4.