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English adjective: lowering

1. lowering darkened by clouds


SamplesA heavy sky.


Synonymsheavy, sullen, threatening


Similarcloudy


Antonymsclear


English noun: lowering

1. lowering (act) the act of causing to become less


Broader (hypernym)decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down


Narrower (hyponym)tapering

2. lowering (act) the act of causing something to move to a lower level


Synonymsletting down


Broader (hypernym)movement









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