1. Not high; not elevated in place; low. Lowly lands.

2. Low in rank or social importance. One common right the great and lowly claims. (Pope)

3. Not lofty or sublime; humble. These rural poems, and their lowly strain. (Dryden)

4. Having a low esteem of one's own worth; humble; meek; free from pride. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me, for i am meek and lowly in heart. (Matt. Xi. 29)

Origin: low, _ -ly.

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