Definition of Lowness

1. Noun. A position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation.

Exact synonyms: Low Status, Lowliness
Generic synonyms: Position, Status
Specialized synonyms: Inferiority, Lower Rank, Lower Status
Antonyms: High Status
Derivative terms: Low, Low



2. Noun. A feeling of low spirits. "He felt responsible for her lowness of spirits"

3. Noun. The quality of being low; lacking height. "He was suddenly aware of the lowness of the ceiling"
Generic synonyms: Height, Tallness
Specialized synonyms: Squatness, Stubbiness, Shortness, Truncation
Antonyms: Highness
Derivative terms: Low

4. Noun. A low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.). "He took advantage of the lowness of interest rates"
Generic synonyms: Degree, Grade, Level
Derivative terms: Low, Low, Low, Low

Definition of Lowness

1. n. The state or quality of being low.

Definition of Lowness

1. Noun. The property of being low. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lowness

1. the state of being low [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lowness

lowlihood
lowlily
lowliness
lowlinesses
lowlives
lowly
lown
lown-ganong-levine syndrome
lownd
lownded
lownding
lownds
lowne
lowned
lownes
lowness (current term)
lownesses
lowning
lowns
lowp
lowped
lowping
lowps
lowrider
lowrider bicycle
lowriders
lowriding
lowries

Literary usage of Lowness

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

1. The Confessions of an English Opium-eater by Thomas De Quincey (1913)
"immediate occasion of this practice was the lowness of wages, which at that time would not allow them to indulge in ale or spirits; and, wages rising, ..."

2. The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord by Francis Bacon (1824)
"... and lowness, and artificial dwarfing of trees. 532. IT is certain, that timber trees in coppice woods grow more upright, and more free from under- ..."

3. Letters from America by John Robert Godley (1844)
"EFFECTS OF THEIR lowness. PENNSYLVANIAN DEBT. REPEAL ASSOCIATIONS. PICTURE-GALLERY. Philadelphia, November. AFTER leaving Boston I travelled by " rail" to ..."

4. The London Medical Gazette (1840)
"each other in lowness of qualifications and lowness of fees, and gave the name of Dutch auction to their proceedings : and a very good name it would be, ..."

5. A History of Ancient Sculpture by Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell, Wright Mitchell (1883)
"Effects of Hieroglyphic Writing on Art. — Reason for lowness of Relief. — Colors used. — Rarity of Representations of Gods. — The God Thoth, Sinai. ..."

6. The Meteorological Magazine by Great Britain Meteorological Office (1919)
"REMARKABLE lowness OF STREAMS IN DEVON. ALTHOUGH we had anything but a fine summer and have had no absolute or partial droughts, yet streams in this ..."

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