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[loh-lee] /ˈloʊ li/

adjective, lowlier, lowliest.
humble in station, condition, or nature:
a lowly cottage.
in growth or position.
humble in attitude, behavior, or spirit; meek.
in a low position, manner, or degree:
a lowly placed shelf.
in a lowly manner; humbly.
in a quiet voice; softly:
to converse lowly.
adjective -lier, -liest
humble or low in position, rank, status, etc
full of humility; meek
simple, unpretentious, or plain
in a low or lowly manner

c.1300 (adv.); late 14c. (adj.) “humble,” from low (adj.) + -ly.


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