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What is the opposite of higher?

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(lower) Opposite of more significant in elevation
“The view from the top of the lower hill was rather limited and uninspiring.”
(leveller) Opposite of more significant in elevation
“A leveler surface reduces the risk of tripping or twisting an ankle.”
(more sunken) Opposite of more significant in elevation
“The crater off Maui's west coast is significantly more sunken compared to other craters around the world.”
Opposite of higher in the sky or in the air
“Being able to field balls which are nearer to the ground is a fundamental skill that a soccer goalie should master.”
Opposite of greater in rank or status
“He was demoted to a lowlier position in government and would now find it difficult pushing for his policies to be enacted.”
Opposite of greater in importance or urgency
“This matter is of a lower priority and can be addressed at a later date.”
Opposite of more morally or ethically superior
“He was a man of questionable character with viler principles than his peers.”
Opposite of great, or greater than normal, in quantity or size
“He deliberately consumed lower amounts of carbohydrates to induce ketosis.”
Opposite of great, or greater than normal, in price
“The price of bananas are cheaper right now due to a reduction in demand.”
Opposite of more superior in quality or caliber
“Unfortunately, the quality of our latest product is of a poorer standard compared to our competition.”
Opposite of great, or greater than normal, in intensity
“Tomorrow should be a sunny day with a lighter breeze.”
Opposite of more favorable
“Many people now had a lower opinion of him due to his string of poor performances.”
(of a sound or note) Opposite of having a frequency at the upper end of the auditory range
“Michael did not suggest that his nose surgery would affect his ability to sing lower notes.”
Opposite of a greater state of elation
“His spirits were lower after he failed to secure his dream job.”
(technology, electronics) Opposite of more advanced in development
“Our company's infrastructure needs an upgrade as the current systems are using older technology.”
(somewhat informal) Opposite of feeling more euphoric, typically from the effects of narcotics or alcohol
“I began to clean my room once I was more sober.”
(of food, meat) Opposite of stronger-smelling, slightly more spoiled and beginning to decompose
“Unless you are cooking game, it is best to use fresher produce.”
Opposite of being advanced in development
“This is a primitive device that lacks the features of its modern predecessors.”
Opposite of raised in quantity, volume or degree
“The decreased prices would provide some much-needed relief to the local residents.”
Opposite of having a high rank or social standing
“Joseph, despite his low social ranking, had befriended the scions of some of New England's most prominent families.”
(education) Opposite of past the level of being elementary
“You should start with the elementary classes first before attempting the more advanced courses.”
Opposite of being of a high, or higher, rank or status
Opposite of at a more elevated position
“Arthur Morgan crouched lower so as not to startle the deer.”
Opposite of towards a higher place or position
“She'd put the vase down there, beside a closed laptop computer.”
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