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Noun: lowness  low-nus
  1. A position of inferior status; low in station, rank, fortune or estimation
    - low status, lowliness
     
  2. A feeling of low spirits
    "he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits";
    - downheartedness, dejectedness, low-spiritedness, dispiritedness
     
  3. The quality of being low; lacking height
    "he was suddenly aware of the lowness of the ceiling"
     
  4. A low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.)
    "he took advantage of the lowness of interest rates"

Type of: degree, grade, height, level, position, sadness, status, tallness, unhappiness

Antonym: highness

Encyclopedia: Lowness