Lowliness
Lowliness Low"li*ness, n. [From {Lowly}.] 1. The state or quality of being lowly; humility; humbleness of mind. [1913 Webster]

Walk . . . with all lowliness and meekness. --Eph. iv. 1, 2. [1913 Webster]

2. Low condition, especially as to manner of life. [1913 Webster]

The lowliness of my fortune has not brought me to flatter vice. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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  • lowliness — (n.) early 15c., from LOWLY (Cf. lowly) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • lowliness — noun see lowly II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lowliness — See lowly. * * * …   Universalium

  • lowliness — noun The property of being lowly …   Wiktionary

  • lowliness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Lack of vanity or self importance: humbleness, humility, meekness, modesty. See ATTITUDE, BIG, SELF LOVE …   English dictionary for students

  • lowliness — low·li·ness || ləʊlɪnɪs n. humility, modesty, meekness; poverty …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lowliness — n. 1. Humility, humbleness, meekness, self abasement, submissiveness. 2. Lowness, meanness, abjectness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • lowliness — low·li·ness …   English syllables

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