HyperDic: lowness

English > 4 senses of the word lowness:
NOUNstatelowness, low status, lowlinessa position of inferior status
feelinglowness, downheartedness, dejectedness, low-spiritedness, dispiritednessa feeling of low spirits
attributelownessthe quality of being low
attributelownessa low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.)
English > lowness: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation.
Synonymslow status, lowliness
Narrowerinferiority, lower status, lower rankThe state of being inferior
Broaderstatus, positionThe relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
Oppositehigh statusA position of superior / superior status
Spanishclase baja
Catalanclasse baixa
Adjectiveslowlow or inferior in station or quality
lowunrefined in character
English > lowness: 4 senses > noun 2, feeling
MeaningA feeling of low spirits.
Example"he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits"
Synonymsdownheartedness, dejectedness, low-spiritedness, dispiritedness
Broadersadness, unhappinessemotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
Spanishdesánimo
Catalandesànim, descoratjament
Adjectiveslowfilled with melancholy and despondency
lowsubdued or brought low in condition or status
English > lowness: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being low; lacking height.
Example"he was suddenly aware of the lowness of the ceiling"
Narrowershortness, truncationThe property of being truncated or short
squatness, stubbinessThe property of being short and broad
Broaderheight, tallnessThe vertical dimension of extension
Oppositehighness, loftinessThe quality of being high or lofty
Spanishbajeza, bajura
Adjectiveslowliteral meanings
English > lowness: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.).
Example"he took advantage of the lowness of interest rates"
Broaderdegree, grade, levelA position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
Adjectiveslowless than normal in degree or intensity or amount
lowused of sounds and voices
lowno longer sufficient
lowvery low in volume

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