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Definition of "lowest" []

  • Having a relatively small distance from base to top; not tall or high (adjective)
  • Situated at a relatively short distance above the ground, sea level, the horizon, or other reference position (adjective)
  • (in combination) (adjective)
  • Involving or containing a relatively small amount of something (adjective)
  • Having little value or quality (adjective)
  • Of less than the usual or expected height, depth, or degree (adjective)
  • (of numbers) small (adjective)
  • (of measurements) expressed in small numbers (adjective)
  • Unfavourable (adjective)
  • Not advanced in evolution (adjective)
  • Deep (adjective)
  • Coarse or vulgar (adjective)
  • Inferior in culture or status (adjective)
  • In a physically or mentally depressed or weakened state (adjective)
  • Designed so as to reveal the wearer's neck and part of the bosom (adjective)
  • With a hushed tone; quiet or soft (adjective)
  • Of relatively small price or monetary value (adjective)
  • Relating to or characterized by a relatively low pitch (adjective)
  • (of latitudes) situated not far north or south of the equator (adjective)
  • Having little or no money (adjective)
  • Abject or servile (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or denoting a vowel whose articulation is produced by moving the back of the tongue away from the soft palate or the blade away from the hard palate, such as for the a in English father (adjective)
  • (of a gear) providing a relatively low forward speed for a given engine speed (adjective)
  • Of or relating to the Low Church (adjective)
  • In a low position, level, degree, intensity, etc (adverb)
  • At a low pitch; deep (adverb)
  • At a low price; cheaply (adverb)
  • A low position, level, or degree (noun)
  • An area of relatively low atmospheric pressure, esp a depression (noun)
  • The voltage level in a logic circuit corresponding to logical zero (noun)
  • Superlative form of low: most low. (adjective)

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  • Superlative form of low: most low. (adverb)

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Use "lowest" in a sentence
  • "‡ The term lowest common denominator is often used to indicate a lowering of quality resulting from a desire to find common ground for many people: “This fall’s TV programming finds the lowest common denominator of taste."
  • "Hard on the heels of his foolish red card at Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-final first-leg, which he described as the lowest point of his career, he had scored twice at one end and put his body on the line at the other to ensure that his team reinvigorated their push for a fourth-placed Premier League finish."
  • "Mandela said he hoped international tribunals dealing with conflicts in central Africa and Europe would make an example of those who had descended to what he described as the lowest levels of barbarity."