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(adj.sat, adj., adverb)


There are 11 meanings of the word Lowly.

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Lowly - as an adjective satellite

Low or inferior in station or quality

Example: "A humble cottage"

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Inferior in rank or status

Example: "A lowly corporal"

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Used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)

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Of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)

Example: "Baseborn wretches with dirty faces"

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Lowly - as an adjective

Not high; not elevated in place; low.

Low in rank or social importance.

Not lofty or sublime; humble.

Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.

Lowly - as an adverb

In a low manner; humbly; meekly; modestly.

In a low condition; meanly.

At low pitch or volume.

Example: "He muttered lowly."

Example Sentences

"He started his career in a lowly position as a janitor."
"The lowly candle provided the only source of light in the room."
"She lived a lowly life in a tiny apartment."
"The lowly flower struggled to grow in the shadow of the tall trees."
"Despite his success, he never forgot his lowly beginnings."
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Word Game Points

Is LOWLY a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, lowly is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

LOWLY has a SCRABBLE points total of 11.

Is LOWLY a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, lowly is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
LOWLY has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 12.

Is LOWLY a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, lowly is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
LOWLY has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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