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English noun: lowness

1. lowness (state) a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation


Synonymslow status, lowliness


Broader (hypernym)position, status


Narrower (hyponym)inferiority, lower rank, lower status


Antonymshigh status

2. lowness (feeling) a feeling of low spirits


SamplesHe felt responsible for her lowness of spirits.


Synonymsdejectedness, dispiritedness, downheartedness, low-spiritedness


Broader (hypernym)sadness, unhappiness

3. lowness (attribute) the quality of being low; lacking height


SamplesHe was suddenly aware of the lowness of the ceiling.


Broader (hypernym)height, tallness


Narrower (hyponym)shortness, squatness, stubbiness, truncation


Antonymsloftiness, highness

4. lowness (attribute) a low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.)


SamplesHe took advantage of the lowness of interest rates.


Broader (hypernym)degree, grade, level









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