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low–lying

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of low–lying

  1. having relatively little height <the low-lying hills blocked our view of the sea only a little bit> Synonyms little, low, low-lying, low-slung, sawed-offRelated Words dwarf, dwarfish; compact, petite, slight; diminutive, half-pint, pint-size (or pint-sized), pocket, pocket-size (also pocket-sized), pygmy, small, smallish; bantam, bitty, dinky, mini, miniature, minimized, minute, puny, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, undersized (also undersize), wee; dumpy, flat, scrubby, squat, squatty, stubby, stumpy, stuntedNear Antonyms elevated, lifted, raised, uplifted, upswept; high-rise, statuesque; gangling, gangly, lanky, rangy; big, bulky, hefty, hulking, large, largish, outsize (also outsized), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), voluminousAntonyms altitudinous, high, lofty, tall, towering




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