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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

True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

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

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

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

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