Antonyms of adj lowly

4 senses of lowly

Sense 1
humble, low, lowly, modest, small -- (low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings")

INDIRECT (VIA inferior) -> superior -- (of or characteristic of high rank or importance; "a superior ruler")

Sense 2
junior-grade, lower-ranking, lowly, petty (prenominal), secondary, subaltern -- (inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary")

INDIRECT (VIA junior) -> senior -- (older; higher in rank; longer in length of tenure or service; "senior officer")

Sense 3
humble, menial, lowly -- (used of unskilled work (especially domestic work))

INDIRECT (VIA unskilled) -> skilled -- (having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade")

Sense 4
base, baseborn, humble, lowly -- (of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth")

INDIRECT (VIA lowborn) -> noble -- (of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth")

Similarity of adj lowly

4 senses of lowly

Sense 1
humble, low, lowly, modest, small -- (low or inferior in station or quality; "a humble cottage"; "a lowly parish priest"; "a modest man of the people"; "small beginnings")
       => inferior (vs. superior) -- (of or characteristic of low rank or importance)

Sense 2
junior-grade, lower-ranking, lowly, petty (prenominal), secondary, subaltern -- (inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary")
       => junior (vs. senior) -- (younger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service)

Sense 3
humble, menial, lowly -- (used of unskilled work (especially domestic work))
       => unskilled (vs. skilled) -- (not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship")

Sense 4
base, baseborn, humble, lowly -- (of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth")
       => lowborn (vs. noble) -- (of humble birth or origins; "a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor")

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