Associations to the word «Lowly»


LOWLY, adjective. Not high; not elevated in place; low.
LOWLY, adjective. Low in rank or social importance.
LOWLY, adjective. Not lofty or sublime; humble.
LOWLY, adjective. Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.
LOWLY, adverb. In a low manner; humbly; meekly; modestly.
LOWLY, adverb. In a low condition; meanly.

Dictionary definition

LOWLY, adjective. Low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings".
LOWLY, adjective. Inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary".
LOWLY, adjective. Used of unskilled work (especially domestic work).
LOWLY, adjective. Of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth".

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