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Synonyms for lowliness

lack of vanity or self-importance

Synonyms for lowliness

the state of being humble and unimportant

a position of inferior status

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52) It is the overall Chalcedonian shape of his thought that allows Sobrino to see Jesus's mercy as God's mercy in the strict sense and the unity of lowliness and power in Jesus's merciful deeds toward the poor and vulnerable.
It added that this crime comes as part of a series of heinous crimes committed by these gangs against the Iraqi people in the city of Mosul and areas that still seizes by them," arguing that "this cowardly act shows lowliness and meanness of these cowards through killing our people in cold blood.
While Flynn's condition is life-threatening and Tom Kernan's is not, the lowliness of Kernan's status gets more blatant emphasis: "He [lies] curled up at the foot of the stairs"; his clothes (8) are "smeared with filth and ooze of the floor" on which he lies; three men carry him upstairs, and they "[lay] him down again on the floor of the bar" (D 150).
My friends are gone, but that's a truth Nor grave nor bed denied, Learned in bodily lowliness And in the heart's pride.
12) See Ephesians 4:2-3: "With all lowliness, and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love, endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace".
But even with these examples in mind, the invitation to associate feet with the production and measuring of more ethereal things--thought, plot, meter, language--can seem strange, in part because of the lowliness of the body part: its distance from the heart and mind, its abasement and proximity to the ground.
A historical victory of no small significance in spite of the lowliness of the protagonist, at a time in which the Enlightenment was beginning to dawn over the darkness of superstition and the Inquisition.
When he felt himself to be in safety and at peace, Muhammad (S) prayed: "O God, unto You do I complain of my weakness, of my helplessness, and of my lowliness before men.
We have witnessed ignorance and lowliness that has never been so widespread.
The solution is to abolish the social basis for the stigmatic association of blackness with lowliness.
It is often the ground itself that appears transposed wholesale on to Dubuffet's two-dimensional planes; thick with dirt and dust, redolent still of its lowliness, yet lent a compositional backbone.
Many of the current generation have experienced mainly a plateau of unprecedented lowliness.
40): where the English text identifies social location punctually, the French version defines lowliness as a lack of interpersonal connections and resources.
The Quranic verse has firmly and for all times removed the stigma of contempt and lowliness, which was the lot of women in the earlier social structures or ways of life ordered by beliefs of antiquity.
And, although it seems a paradox, this ability to look further and love more universally with greater intensity can be acquired only by following the way of the Lord: The way of lowliness and of humility, taking the form of a servant.