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the lowest of the low

1. A person or group considered to be the most debased or least scrupulous. Only the lowest of the low would deal drugs to kids.
2. The members of society with the least wealth, resources, opportunities, etc. In India, the so-called untouchables have been treated as the lowest of the low.
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the lowest of the low

those regarded as the most immoral or socially inferior of all.
1995 Nicholas Whittaker Platform Souls And fare dodgers, well, they're the lowest of the low, and should be strung up.
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