Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being lowly; meekness; humility.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare A lowly state.

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  • noun The state of being lowly; meekness; humility.

Etymologies

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From lowly +‎ -hood. Compare lowlihead.

Examples

  • “I wish I could reproduce a good impression of 'John' for you, to give you the notion of his 'perfect gentleness and lowlihood.'

    The Life of John Ruskin

  • "I wish I could reproduce a good impression of 'John' for you, to give you the notion of his 'perfect gentleness and lowlihood.'

    The Life of John Ruskin

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