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Definition of "lowness" []

  • The property of being low. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "lowness" in a sentence
  • "Literally, "But it shall hail with coming down of the forest, and in lowness shall the city (Nineveh) be brought low; that is, humbled.""
  • "He pursued Fielding henceforth with steady depreciation, caught eagerly at any scandal respecting him, professed himself unable to perceive his genius, deplored his "lowness," and comforted himself by reflecting that, if he pleased at all, it was because he had learned the art from _Pamela_."
  • "Smollett felt the censures on his brutality and "lowness," and he promises to seek "that goal of perfection where nature is castigated almost even to still life ... where decency, divested of all substance, hovers about like a fantastic shadow.""