low-thoughted

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low-thoughted ‎(not comparable)

  1. having one's thoughts directed toward mean or insignificant subjects
    • Early C19, Percy Bysshe Shelley, A Defence of Poetry:
      In spite of the low-thoughted envy which would undervalue contemporary merit, our own will be a memorable age in intellectual achievements, and we live among such philosophers and poets as surpass beyond comparison any who have appeared since the last national struggle for civil and religious liberty
    • 1630s, John Milton, Comus
      Which men call Earth, and, with low-thoughted care,
      Confined and pestered in this pinfold here

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