lowest lowest  /ˈloʊ əst/


  1. (adj) lowest in rank or importance
  2. (adv) in the lowest position; nearest the ground



  1. Low B flat, the lowest tone in music that is not just a grunt, is sounded in orchestras by the contrabassoon or the contrabass tuba.
  2. Currently they pay after $4,600 a year, lowest in the nation.
  3. Sweden has one of Europe's lowest levels of booze-related illness but now it faces an Absolut dilemma.


  1. Britons' net incomes fall to lowest since 2001-02

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britons' real net incomes fell to their lowest level in a decade in the year ending in March 2012, annual data from the country's labour ministry showed on Wednesday. Average net incomes including social benefits fell 3 percent during the 2011/12 tax year to their lowest level since 2001/02 on an inflation-adjusted basis. "Income fell as earnings and benefit income grew more ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Lowest Of The Low: Thieves Ransack Homes Of Funeral Attendees

    Authorities are issuing a warning to loved ones of the recently deceased to be aware of a growing criminal trend – thieves who, as despicable as it sounds, burglarize the homes of those attending funerals. Indecently, the raiding band of ruffians target and prey on the vulnerable, families who have recently lost someone and post [...] Lowest Of The Low: Thieves Ransack Homes Of Funeral Attendees ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Lowest gas prices on Staten Island -- Wednesday, June 12, 2013

    Associated Press Photo STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The lowest gas price on Staten Island over the last 24 hours is $3.70 for a gallon of regular unleaded.That price can be found at the Costco station (members only) at 2975 Richmond...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Staten Island Advance


  1. "There is simply no case for the pressure that we, who have been among the lowest emitters per capita, face to actually reduce emissions," Ramesh said to Clinton at a conference on climate change in Gurgaon, near New Delhi, on July 19. "And...
    on Jul 21, 2009 By: Jairam Ramesh Source: TIME

  2. - Noting that Palin had spread the "death panel" smear, Inglis said, "there were no death panels in the bill:and to encourage that kind of fear is just the lowest form of political leadership."
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Bob Inglis Source: msnbc.com

  3. "Violence is down to its lowest level since the spring of 2004, and we're now in our third consecutive month with reduced violence levels holding steady," Bush said.
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: President Bush Source: CNN International

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