Lowly

Definition of Lowly

Low´ly
a.1.Not high; not elevated in place; low.
2.Low in rank or social importance.
One common right the great and lowly claims.
- Pope.
3.Not lofty or sublime; humble.
These rural poems, and their lowly strain.
- Dryden.
4.Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.
Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly in heart.
- Matt. xi. 29.
adv.1.In a low manner; humbly; meekly; modestly.
2.In a low condition; meanly.
I will show myself highly fed, and lowly taught.
- Shak.

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