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Entry Word: low
Function: adjective
Text: 1 being near the equator <we took a cruise to the low northern latitudes>
Synonyms equatorial, tropical
Near Antonyms temperate
Antonyms polar
2 belonging to or characteristic of an early level of skill or development <once considered the latest thing, electric typewriters now look like low technology indeed> -- see PRIMITIVE 1
3 belonging to the class of people of low social or economic rank <people, both high and low, have been worshipping in this cathedral for centuries> -- see IGNOBLE 1
4 feeling unhappiness <I was feeling low, and wanted to do something exciting to cheer myself up> -- see SAD 1
5 having a low musical pitch or range <the tuba's low notes made the floor vibrate> -- see DEEP 2
6 having relatively little height <the low hedge surrounding the garden wasn't meant to keep anything out, just to look pretty> -- see SHORT 1
7 lacking bodily strength <the week-long bout of chicken pox laid her low> -- see WEAK 1
8 lacking in refinement or good taste <jokes about toilets are generally considered low humor> -- see COARSE 2
9 not following or in accordance with standards of honor and decency <low tactics of that sort will not be tolerated on this hockey team> -- see IGNOBLE 2
10 not loud in pitch or volume <turned the music down low so as not to disturb the neighbors> -- see SOFT 1
11 costing little <gas is low right now, but prices will inevitably rise this summer, when people start driving more> -- see CHEAP 1