Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Lying low; humble; modest; submissive.

Part of speech: adverb

In a lowly maner.

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Usage examples "lowly":

  1. But Haydn soon removed her doubts by the pathetic and realistic account which he gave of his lowly origin and his struggles with poverty, and the countess ended by becoming his pupil and one of his warmest friends. - "Haydn", J. Cuthbert Hadden.
  2. The lowly virtues are their pride. - "Madame Roland, Makers of History", John S. C. Abbott.
  3. " Lowly of the Church, I trust you thought," she corrected him. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.