Part of speech: noun

A lowly state or condition.

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Usage examples "lowliness":

  1. So great is lowliness that Christ Himself may be found in the person of a little child. - "The Gospel According to St. Mark", G. A. Chadwick.
  2. Therefore, it is a good thing to have at least one day in the year set apart to help us to remember that true greatness, the greatness which Jesus Christ expects from his disciples, is only to be attained by lowliness and unselfishness. - "Holidays & Happy-Days", Hamish Hendry.
  3. The theatre of events so important to Al- Islam could not be allowed- specially as no divine decree forbade the change- to remain in its pristine lowliness. - "Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah", Sir Richard Francis Burton.