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  1. lower class, underclassadjective

    the social class lowest in the social hierarchy

    underclass, lower class

    upper-middle-class, materialistic, conservative, quality, wellborn, propertied, middle-class, bourgeois, property-owning, upper-class, u, tweedy, lower-middle-class

  2. lower-class, low-classadjective

    occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society


    bourgeois, property-owning, conservative, lower-middle-class, quality, propertied, middle-class, wellborn, materialistic, upper-class, upper-middle-class, u, tweedy

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  1. Judith Joan Walker:

    No one says, ‘Give me a shitty, cheap product’ -- that’s not what they want. We don’t treat the less fortunate like they are a lower class.

  2. Edward C. Banfield:

    Although he has more leasure than almost anyone, the indifference ,appathy if one preferes, of the lower class person is such that he seldom makes even the simplest repaires to the place that he lives in. He is not troubled by dirt or dilapidation and he does not mind the inadequacy of public facilities such as schools, parks hospitals and libraries. Indeed, where such things exist, he may destroy them by carelessness or even by vandalism.

  3. Charles Jackson Jr:

    He seems to really be about lifting up the lower class, and that is what the church is supposed to do. Him being here hopefully confirms what he represents in terms of Christian principles, morals and values.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    LOCKDOWN is Entertainment for super-rich business and political class people; Enjoyment for upper economic class;Punishment for middle class ; Harassment for lower class & poor mass, but worst affected are salaried class.


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