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1. low

adjective. ['ˈloʊ'] less than normal in degree or intensity or amount.

Synonyms

  • rock-bottom
  • devalued
  • down
  • grade
  • degraded
  • depressed
  • reduced
  • degree
  • low-level
  • level
  • inferior

Antonyms

  • high
  • natural elevation
  • colorless
  • exoteric

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlowan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word low


1. Adjective
One big disadvantage of a savings account is that the yields tend to be very low.

Quotes containing the word low


1. As a longtime fan of talk radio, I'm very worried about the low opinion that conservative hosts and callers have of the American artist. Art is portrayed as a scam, a rip-off and snow job pushed by snobbish elites.
- Camille Paglia

2. Maybe the bar is low, but most of the strips that are 50, 60, 70 years old that are on their second or third generation of artists, the humor is pretty bland. There are others by people that were raised on 'Family Guy' or 'South Park' that are edgier. Mine's not as edgy as those, but it's edgier than 'Beetle Bailey.'
- Stephan Pastis

3. Short fiction is like low relief. And if your story has no humor in it, then you're trying to look at something in the pitch dark. With the light of humor, it throws what you're writing into relief so that you can actually see it.
- Elizabeth McCracken

2. low-toned

adjective. very low in volume.

Synonyms

  • low

Antonyms

  • softness
  • hard

3. low-down

noun. slang terms for inside information.

Synonyms

  • poop
  • inside information
  • dope
  • the skinny

Antonyms

  • clean
  • tall
  • up
  • high

4. low-cost

adjective. ['ˌloʊˈkɔst'] that you have the financial means for.

Synonyms

  • cheap
  • affordable
  • inexpensive

Antonyms

  • tasteful
  • superior
  • generous
  • pricey

5. low-class

adjective. occupying the lowest socioeconomic position in a society.

Synonyms

  • upper-lower-class
  • lowborn
  • working-class
  • blue-collar
  • position
  • proletarian
  • wage-earning
  • lower-class
  • status
  • propertyless

Antonyms

  • middle-class
  • upper-class
  • white-collar
  • skilled

6. low

adjective. ['ˈloʊ'] literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension.

Synonyms

  • height
  • under
  • ground-hugging
  • flat-growing
  • deep
  • low-lying
  • tallness
  • nether
  • squat
  • low-growing
  • short
  • down
  • underslung
  • little
  • low-set
  • inferior
  • lowset
  • low-level

Antonyms

  • superior
  • up
  • high
  • explicable

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlowan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. low

adjective. ['ˈloʊ'] very low in volume.

Synonyms

  • low-toned

Antonyms

  • superficial
  • close

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlowan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. low

adjective. ['ˈloʊ'] unrefined in character.

Antonyms

  • upland

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlowan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. low

adjective. ['ˈloʊ'] used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency.

Synonyms

  • baritone
  • contralto
  • throaty
  • alto
  • bass
  • low-pitched
  • contrabass
  • pitch
  • double-bass

Antonyms

  • small
  • little
  • mild
  • narrow

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlowan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. low

adjective. ['ˈloʊ'] of the most contemptible kind.

Synonyms

  • miserable
  • low-down
  • scummy
  • scurvy
  • contemptible

Antonyms

  • shortness
  • dominant
  • fathomable
  • shallow

Etymology

  • hlaw (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • lowe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lowen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hlowan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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