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what is the word mekely in modern history

I don't understand what is the modern word mekely

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Amelia M. | Engaging and Knowledgeable English TutorEngaging and Knowledgeable English Tutor

Mekely is the middle English version of the modern word meekly. The person before me has the definition of meekly correct. Middle English would be used in a work like The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer, which was published in 1475.


The Canterbury Tales was first published (as moveable type printing had only been developed in Europe by 1456) in 1478. However the stories were written at the end of the previous century during the middle phase of the Hundred Years' War.
Matilda G. | Individual w/ vast experience in education and professionalIndividual w/ vast experience in educati...
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In what terms are refering to the word? If you are refering to meekly and just have it misspelled then it is one who shows no signs of pride or self-assertion. 

 The boy meekly accepts that his friend takes advantage of him because he has the dominant personality.