low status


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Noun1.low status - a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
status, position - the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
inferiority, lower rank, lower status - the state of being inferior
high status - a position of superior status
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Given the inconsistent results obtained in prior research on the relationship between low status and aggression, it is possible that there may be other factors that are instrumental.
He has written the letter on behalf of millions of downtrodden, forgotten Nigerians whose voices no longer matter and have been silenced because of their low status in life, poverty, illiteracy and disease.
The story started on a very strong note highlighting awareness about women's obsession with sons and the low status of daughters in certain strata of society.
Subplots include Pete's female best friend moving and subsequently communicating via cereal-box decoders, and switching allegiance to the underdog Giants in solidarity with his own low status.
Few studies in the West have linked anger with ill health and "frustration, poverty, low status and everything else that potentially compromises health," (http://www.
As oceans and seas cover 70 per cent of the Earth's surface, it seems a little puzzling to me that it receives such low status.
Grinding poverty, lack of health care and the low status of women and girls in developing countries is cited as the root causes for fistula.
Lack of education, the low status of girls and widespread poverty are the main factors why girl babies were killed or dumped with little chance of survival.
poverty, low literacy rate and low status of women in the society and to the health sector issues such as human resource imbalance in health, inadequate allocation and utilization of resources, gender imbalance, poor quality of services, insufficient focus on preventive services and lack of inter sectoral collaboration.
Britain is alone in giving the professional engineer, someone with graduate or post-graduate qualifications, plus several years' experience and training, a low status, confusing them with the man who comes to fix the washing machine, or install the telephone.
So, the popular are rich and powerful and the unpopular are poor and of low status.