Textual thesaurus for "lowly"

(adj) base, baseborn, humble

of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)

baseborn wretches with dirty faces; of humble (or lowly) birth

(adj) junior-grade, lower-ranking, subaltern, secondary, petty

inferior in rank or status

the junior faculty; a lowly corporal; petty officialdom; a subordinate functionary

(adj) humble, menial

used of unskilled work (especially domestic work)

(adj) humble, small, low, modest

low or inferior in station or quality

a humble cottage; a lowly parish priest; a modest man of the people; small beginnings