Definition of Lowliest

1. Adjective. (superlative of lowly) ¹



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Definition of Lowliest

1. lowly [adj] - See also: lowly

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lowliest

lowest thyroid artery
lowgrade
lowing
lowings
lowish
lowk
lowks
lowland
lowland burrowing treefrog
lowland fir
lowland white fir
lowlander
lowlanders
lowlands
lowlier
lowliest (current term)
lowlife
lowlifer
lowlifers
lowlifes
lowlight
lowlights
lowlihead
lowliheads
lowlihood
lowlily
lowliness
lowlinesses
lowlives
lowly

Literary usage of Lowliest

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Literary World by Samuel R. Crocker, Edward Abbott, Nicholas Paine Gilman, Madeline Vaughan Abbott Bushnell, Bliss Carman, Herbert Copeland (1886)
"The common people still remain true to their ancestral ways, but it is evident that the leaven is at work, and sooner or later it must affect the lowliest. ..."

2. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1842)
"It is the lowliest and most loving Christian that has the best right to call himself A CATHOLIC. THE DIVINE RIGHT OF TITHES THE TRUE PRINCIPLE, ..."

3. Motherhood and the Relationships of the Sexes by Catherine Gasquoine Hartley (1917)
"There is perpetual variety in the actions of even the lowliest parents. I might add many further examples more or less extraordinary, of the habits of fish ..."

4. Milton's Sonnets by Alden Sampson (1886)
"... (His) heart The lowliest duties on herself did lay. and he stayed his hand from the performance of that great work, that he might do exactly what our ..."

5. Picture Study in Elementary Schools by Lucy Langdon Williams Wilson (1900)
"Thou, whose genial dews distil On the lowliest weed that grows, Father ! guard our couch from ill, Lull thy children to repose : We to Thee ourselves resign ..."

6. The Victory: Poems of Triumph by Charles Augustus Keeler (1916)
"... that Buddha's way leads unto peace Through kinship with the least and lowliest lives. All are God's children, even as thou and I, United in the spirit ..."

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