2. short, small, little, stumpy, truncated, squat, knee-high, ankle-high; scrubby, stunted, stubby; crouching, crouched, stooping, bent.
3. shallow, dried up, (both of tides) neap, ebb; reduced, diminished, decreased, lessened, attenuated, abated; drained, expended, consumed, used up, depleted, exhausted, spent, impoverished.
4. feeble, weak, frail, fragile, delicate, weakly, sickly, not strong, unhealthy, Scot. shilpit, ailing; unsteady, infirm, Inf. dotty, shaky, trembling; impotent, powerless, impuissant, helpless; decrepit, invalid, unsound, weakened, enfeebled, debilitated; exhausted, enervated, enervate, languid, languishing, drooping, fading, declining, failing, sinking, expiring, dying.
5. inferior, below par, wanting, unacceptable, inadequate, insufficient; incompetent, not up to par or snuff, unprofessional, amateurish, lightweight; second-rate, mediocre, middling, moderate, so-so.
6. depressed, dejected, disheartened, dispirited, downhearted, downcast, down, Inf down in the dumps, low-spirited; discouraged, daunted, dismayed, distressed, disappointed, crestfallen, broken-hearted, heartsick, Inf. broken up; unhappy, cheerless, glum, gloomy, under a cloud, doleful, Archaic, wan; saddened, sad, blue, forlorn, melancholy, mopey, mopish, long-faced, chapfallen, Inf. down in the mouth, SI. off one's feed; woebegone, heavy-hearted, disconsolate, sorrowful, mournful, lachrymose, funereal; weighed down, crushed, Inf. broken, SI. bummed out, despondent, spiritless.
7. humble, poor, plebian, proletarian, earth-born, of low birth, lowborn, low ranking, lowly. See - lowly (def. 1).
8. wretched, sorry, abject, squalid, destitute, miserable, dismal, abysmal, dreary, Literary, drear; beggarly, scrubby, seedy, sleazy, abased.
9. mean, base, vile, sordid, bad, foul, wrong; depraved, debased, wicked, evil, iniquitous, sinful; corrupt, black-hearted, ignoble, sinister, miscreant, evil-minded; nefarious, flagitious, villainous, heinous, scandalous; disloyal, unfaithful, traitorous, treacherous, perfidious, unprincipled; reprehensible, blameworthy, culpable; scoundrelly, knavish, thievish, roguish, nasty, snide; vicious, invidious, malicious, maleficent; contemptible, mean-spirited, currish, despicable, insufferable, opprobrious, obnoxious.
10. course, vulgar, obscene, rude, crude, gross; lewd, lurid, scurrilous, Fescennine; ribald, bawdy, pornographic, smutty, Si. raunchy; foul, foul-mouthed, rank, filthy, dirty; indelicate, indecent, unseemly, improper, offensive, disgusting, revolting.
11. soft, subdued, quiet, whispered, murmured, gentle, dulcet; muted, stifled, hushed, inaudible, imperceptible, indistinct, unclear. 12. dead, near death, prostrate, downthrown.
low2, v. moo, bellow, blare; bleat, blat, baa, bray,
lowborn, adj. humble, poor, simple, plebian; insignificant, obscure, untitled, low. See - low (def. 7). lowbred, adj. coarse, uncivil, uncouth, rude, crude, crass, unpolished; rough-hewn, homespun, homely, earthy, common; rustic, countrified, loutish, churlish, boorish, ignorant, unsophisticated; ill-mannered, ill-bred, impolite; unmannerly, ungentlemanly, unladylike, unwomanly; unseemly, unbecoming, indecorous;