Synonyms of lowly
1 lowbornDictionary • lowly bureaucrats pretending to be senators
obscure • The hymn was written by an obscure Greek composer.
subordinate • Sixty of his subordinate officers followed his example.
inferior • the inferior status of women in many societies
mean • southern opportunists of mean origins
proletarian • the issue of proletarian world solidarity
ignoble • They wanted to spare him the shame of an ignoble birth.
plebeian • a man who rose to greatness but never forgot his plebeian past
2 unpretentiousDictionary • He started out as a lowly photographer.
unpretentious • The Tides Inn is both comfortable and unpretentious.
common • He proclaims himself to be the voice of the common man.
average • The average man burns 2000 calories a day.
simple • It was a simple home.
ordinary • My life seems pretty ordinary compared to yours.
plain • We are just plain people.
modest • the modest home of a family who lived off the land
homespun • The book is simple, homespun philosophy.
humble • Andy was a humble, courteous and gentle man.
gentle • a quiet and gentle man who liked sports and enjoyed life
modest • He's modest, as well as being a great player.
mild • He is a mild man, reasonable almost to the point of blandness.
meek • He was a meek, mild-mannered fellow.
unassuming • She has a gentle, unassuming manner.
submissive • Most doctors want their patients to be submissive.
docile • They were docile, obedient children.
dutiful • The days of the dutiful wife are over.
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averageAn average person or thing is typical or normal.
• The average man burns 2000 calories a day.
• He proclaims himself to be the voice of the common man.
docileA person or animal that is docile is quiet, not aggressive, and easily controlled.
• They were docile, obedient children.
Thesaurus for lowly from the Collins English Thesaurus