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lowly

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14 in 14 verses (in OT : 12 in 12 verses) (in NT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

lowlya. [Low, a. + -ly.].
  •  Not high; not elevated in place; low.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Low in rank or social importance.  [1913 Webster]
    "One common right the great and lowly claims."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not lofty or sublime; humble.  [1913 Webster]
    "These rural poems, and their lowly strain."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.  [1913 Webster]
    "Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly in heart."  [1913 Webster]
lowlyadv. 
  •  In a low manner; humbly; meekly; modestly.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  In a low condition; meanly.  [1913 Webster]
    "I will show myself highly fed, and lowly taught."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lowly, adj. (lowlier, lowliest)
1 humble in feeling, behaviour, or status.
2 modest, unpretentious.
3 (of an organism) evolved to only a slight degree.

Derivative
lowlily adv. lowliness n.

THESAURUS

lowly

base, baseborn, below the salt, cockney, common, commonplace, deferential, demeaning, despised, disadvantaged, disliked, everyday, homely, humble, humble-looking, humble-visaged, humblest, in the shade, inferior, infra dig, inglorious, innocuous, junior, least, less, lesser, low, lowborn, lowbred, lower, lowest, lowliest, mean, meek, minor, misprized, misunderstood, modest, mundane, nonclerical, obeisant, obsequious, ordinary, out of favor, plain, plebeian, poor, retiring, reverential, rude, second rank, second string, secondary, servile, shabby-genteel, simple, small, sub, subaltern, subject, subordinate, subservient, teachable, thankless, third rank, third string, third-estate, unappreciated, unassuming, uncared-for, underprivileged, undistinguished, ungenteel, unimportant, unlamented, unmissed, unmourned, unpopular, unpretentious, unregretted, unsung, unvalued, unwashed, vulgar, withdrawing, workaday, workday

ROGET THESAURUS

lowly

Humility

N humility, humbleness, meekness, lowness, lowliness, lowlihood, abasement, self-abasement, submission, resignation, condescension, affability, modesty, verecundity, blush, suffusion, confusion, sense of shame, sense of disgrace, humiliation, mortification, let down, set down, humble, lowly, meek, modest, humble minded, sober-minded, unoffended, submissive, servile, condescending, affable, humbled, bowed down, resigned, abashed, ashamed, dashed, out of countenance, down in the mouth, down on one's knees, down on one's marrowbones, down on one's uppers, humbled in the dust, browbeaten, chapfallen, crestfallen, dumfoundered, flabbergasted, shorn of one's glory, with downcast eyes, with bated breath, with bended knee, on all fours, on one's feet, under correction, with due deference, I am your obedient servant, I am your very humble servant, my service to you, da locum melioribus, parvum parva decent.


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