The virtue which moderates anger, checking its disorderly effects. It is reducible to temperance. In a wider sense it controls every disorderly affection leading one to resent another’s action. Saint James sees in it the general purification of soul required for the practise of the Gospel precepts already accepted by faith.
- “meekness”. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 August 2010. Web. 25 April 2015. <http://catholicsaints.info/meekness/>