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Definition of Lowly

Lowly

  1. Not high; not elevated in place; low.
  2. Low in rank or social importance.
  3. Not lofty or sublime; humble.
  4. Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride.
  5. In a low manner; humbly; meekly; modestly.
  6. In a low condition; meanly.

Lowly Quotations

The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly.
William Wordsworth

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
Charles Darwin

The message is not so much that the worms will inherit the Earth, but that all things play a role in nature, even the lowly worm.
Gary Larson

Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Ambrose Bierce

Rest assured that whatever station of life we are placed, princely or lowly, it contains the lessons and experiences necessary at the moment for our evolution, and gives us the best advantage for the development of ourselves.
Edward Bach
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Lowly Translations

lowly in German is unten, niedrig
lowly in Italian is inferiore
lowly in Latin is humilis
lowly in Spanish is humilde