lowly definition

  • adjective:
    • Having or designed for a low ranking or position.
    • Humble or meek in fashion.
    • simple or prosaic in nature.
    • Not large; not raised set up; low.
    • lower in ranking or social relevance.
    • Not lofty or sublime; modest.
    • Having a low esteem of the own worth; humble; meek; clear of pride.
    • Not large; perhaps not elevated positioned; low.
    • Low in position or personal relevance.
    • perhaps not lofty or sublime; modest.
    • Having a minimal esteem of your respective own well worth; modest; meek; without pride.
    • of reduced birth or station (`base' is archaic within feeling)
    • used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)
    • substandard in ranking or condition
    • low or substandard in section or high quality
  • adverb:
    • In a reduced manner, problem, or place.
    • In a meek or simple manner.
    • reduced in noise.
    • In a minimal manner; humbly; meekly; modestly.
    • In a reduced condition; meanly.
    • In a minimal fashion; humbly; meekly; modestly.
    • In the lowest condition; meanly.
  • others:
    • Not high or increased; depressed in height, scenario, or place; lying or becoming reduced.
    • perhaps not of a top purchase or level; of humble ranking or type; thus, unpretending; rude; mean: since, a lowly swain; a lowly cottage.
    • Humble in manner or character; without pleasure: modest; meek.
    • Synonyms small, resigned, submissive, moderate.
    • In a humble manner or problem; humbly; meekly; modestly.
    • Without distinction or dignity; meanly.

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