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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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