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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:

    humble, modest

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How to use lowly in a sentence?

  1. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    We must, at once re-educate the next generation not to fall prey to this lowly level of thinking. Thus, making them strong enough to survive the next episode of life.

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    'T is better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perked up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow.

  5. 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.


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