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lowly

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1 belonging to the class of people of low social or economic rank
  • a tycoon who struggled all his life to overcome his lowly origins

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2 not having or showing any feelings of superiority, self-assertiveness, or showiness
  • the nuns at the convent regard themselves as lowly servants of the Lord

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lowly

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The first known use of lowly was in the 14th century

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“Lowly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lowly. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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