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Adjective
Humble in position or status
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“Ah well, at least I can get a concession ticket now, thanks to my lowly student status.”
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Modest and having no pretensions or ostentation
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Simple and unpretentious
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“I'm just a lowly civil servant.”
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(in amount) Meager or little
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Quiet, and ready to do what other people say
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Not important or well known
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Not considered to be respectable in character or appearance
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In a humble, modest, or deferential manner
Adverb
Adverb for of less than average height from top to bottom, or to the top from the ground
“He couldn't help feeling a little awkward sitting on the low stool that was obviously made for kids.”
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Adverb for situated near to, or below, the ground, the horizon, or sea level
“The species can be found on sand, clay, and loam, among low open woodland and in shrubland.”
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Adverb for situated at a lower, or lowermost, level in comparison to someone or something else
“The book you're looking for is on the low shelf of the bookcase.”
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Adverb for significantly below an amount or level that is adequate
“Our bodies typically go into a state of starvation when food supplies are low.”
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Adverb for ranking below things in importance
“Frivolous matters will have to be regarded as being of low priority for our busy department.”
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Adverb for ranking below other people or things in importance or class
“He is married to, but estranged from, Molly Farren, an opium-addicted woman of low birth.”
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Adverb for depressed or lacking in energy
“He's feeling understandably low given the recent spate of unfortunate events he has had to endure.”
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Adverb for weak or lacking in strength
“She's still feeling a bit low as she continues to recover from her recent illness.”
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Adverb for low in audible volume
“Keep your voices low so as not to draw attention to yourselves.”
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Adverb for below average in price or cost
“The store currently has an oversupply of pineapples, and you can now get them for a low price.”
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Adverb for inferior to what is expected or desired
“Complacency has led to the low standard of most of the company's recent products.”
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Adverb for having little expectation of success or achievement
“You have low expectations for your staff, and sadly, they have performed accordingly.”
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(of a belief, opinion or state of mind) Adverb for not favorable
“I have a low opinion of rap lyrics made up primarily of ego-enhancing and self-aggrandizing banter.”
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Adverb for low in pitch or tone
“Michael did not suggest that having multiple nose surgeries would help him sing low notes.”
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Adverb for contemptuous of what is right or honorable
“From my point of view, there is only one man of low morals standing before me with a gutter mouth.”
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(of art or culture) Adverb for considered to be inferior in quality and refinement
“Pop art represented a painting style devoted to erasing the boundaries between high and low art.”
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(of women's clothing) Adverb for cut so as to reveal the neck and the upper part of the chest
“The bridesmaids were given red dresses with low necks and frilly hems.”
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Adverb for dead, no longer alive or living
“Dozens of villagers were laid low by the deadly tornado.”
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Adverb for of, near, or relating to the equator
“Our cruise would traverse through the low northern latitudes.”
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