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Synonyms for lowly
ˈloʊ li

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. humble, low, lowly, modest, small(adj)

    low or inferior in station or quality

    "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings"

    Synonyms:
    down(p), dispirited, minor, small, downcast, subaltern, scummy, base, baseborn, low-down, modest, petty(a), scurvy, pocket-sized, lower-ranking, secondary, humbled, gloomy, miserable, low, broken, small(a), down in the mouth, blue, humble, downhearted, grim, meek, low-toned, low-pitched, little, menial, pocket-size, small-scale, depleted, crushed, mild, junior-grade, diminished, abject, depressed, minuscule, low-spirited, belittled, humiliated

    Antonyms:
    noble, superior, skilled, senior

  2. junior-grade, lower-ranking, lowly, petty(a), secondary, subaltern(adj)

    inferior in rank or status

    "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary"

    Antonyms:
    skilled, noble, superior, senior

  3. humble, menial, lowly(adj)

    used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)

    Synonyms:
    baseborn, low, small, base, petty(a), junior-grade, secondary, subaltern, modest, humble, menial, lower-ranking

    Antonyms:
    noble, senior, superior, skilled

  4. base, baseborn, humble, lowly(adj)

    of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)

    "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth"

    Synonyms:
    junior-grade, mean, basal, subaltern, humble, base, modest, menial, meanspirited, low, lower-ranking, secondary, small, immoral, baseborn, petty(a)

    Antonyms:
    skilled, senior, superior, noble

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lowly

    Synonyms:
    mean, low, common, humble, meek

    Antonyms:
    lofty, elevated, eminent, lordly, proud

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lowly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    low, not high

  2. lowly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    humble, meek, resigned, submissive

  3. lowly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    mean, not great, without dignity

  4. lowly(a.)

    Synonyms:
    modest, unpretending, not lofty

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lowly(a)

    Synonyms:
    humble, meek, unassuming

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lowly":

    humble, modest

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How to use lowly in a sentence?

  1. Charles Darwin:

    We must, however, acknowledge as it seems to me, that a man with all his noble qualities...still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.

  2. Jesus Christ:

    Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

  3. Carl Jung:

    If people can be educated to see the lowly side of their own natures, it may be hoped that they will also learn to understand and to love their fellow men better. A little less hypocrisy and a little more tolerance towards oneself can only have good results in respect for our neighbor; for we are all too prone to transfer to our fellows the injustice and violence we inflict upon our own natures.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    We will respond with a heavy hand to the brutal murder of Jews who came to pray and were killed by lowly murderers.

  5. Jeffrey Jaensubhakij:

    Over the year, what we've seen is that for a long term, emerging markets are still quite lowly priced or reasonably priced, and earnings potential is also quite good. So from a long-term perspective, it's reasonably attractive.

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