from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not meek or gentle; fierce; cruel; harsh; severe.
- Not kind; disdainful.
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It is like the heavens in a clear day, all serene and beautiful, whereas an unmeek spirit is for the most part like the troubled sea, tossed with tempests, winds, and dashed with rains, even at the best, it is but troubled with itself.
An unmeek spirit is like a boiling pot, it troubles itself and annoys others.
Halldor was a silent man & harsh, speaking bluntly, also was he stubborn and unmeek; and this was not to the liking of the King since he had many other bold and willing men.
To Earl Fin was given quarter, and King Harald kept him with him for a time, but Fin was somewhat unjoyful, and unmeek in his words.