Definition of Lowliness

1. Noun. The state of being humble and unimportant.

Exact synonyms: Humbleness, Obscureness, Unimportance
Generic synonyms: Obscurity
Derivative terms: Humble, Humble, Obscure, Unimportant, Unimportant



2. Noun. A position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation.
Exact synonyms: Low Status, Lowness
Generic synonyms: Position, Status
Specialized synonyms: Inferiority, Lower Rank, Lower Status
Antonyms: High Status
Derivative terms: Low, Low

Definition of Lowliness

1. n. The state or quality of being lowly; humility; humbleness of mind.

Definition of Lowliness

1. Noun. The property of being lowly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lowliness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lowliness

lowlander
lowlanders
lowlands
lowlier
lowliest
lowlife
lowlifer
lowlifers
lowlifes
lowlight
lowlights
lowlihead
lowliheads
lowlihood
lowlily
lowliness (current term)
lowlinesses
lowlives
lowly
lown
lown-ganong-levine syndrome
lownd
lownded
lownding
lownds
lowne
lowned
lownes
lowness
lownesses

Literary usage of Lowliness

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1. The Christian View of God and the World as Centring in the Incarnation by James Orr (1893)
"Comparison ivith the assertions of liberal theologians and evolutionists. arising from the lowliness of Christ,s earthly origin and condition. ..."

2. Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians: And Homilies on the Epistle to by John Chrysostom, William John Copeland (1840)
"With all lowliness and meekness, with long- suffering, forbearing one another in love; endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. ..."

3. Sermons on Several Occasions by John Wesley (1855)
"1 beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with long suffering, forbearing one another in ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1881)
"BY JUSTIN MCCARTHY, MP CHAPTER I. " lowliness IS YOUNG AMBITION'S LADDER." THE teller of this story has a strong objection to the mysterious in fiction. ..."

5. Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern English and Foreign Sources by James Wood (1899)
"lowliness is the base of every virtue, and he who goes the lowest builds the safest. lowliness is young ambition's ladder, / Whereto the elimo er-up ward ..."

6. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1850)
"... it is ordered, that whenever the name of Jesus is pronounced in the service " due reverence be made of all persons, young and old, with lowliness of ..."

7. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by John Payne Collier (1866)
"... and lowliness," which has been reprinted by the Shakspeare Society, and of which an account is given hereafter under THYNNE. GREENE, ROBERT. ..."

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