HyperDic: meanness

English > 2 senses of the word meanness:
NOUNattributemeanness, beastlinessthe quality of being deliberately mean / mean
attributemeanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closenessextreme / extreme stinginess
meanness > pronunciation
Soundsmiy'nnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > meanness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being deliberately mean / mean.
Synonymbeastliness
Broadermalevolence, malevolency, maliceThe quality of threatening evil
Spanishbestialidad
Adjectivesmeanhaving or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
meancharacterized by malice
mean(used of persons or behavior / behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity / generosity
English > meanness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningextreme / extreme stinginess.
Synonymsminginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closeness
NarrowermiserlinessTotal lack of generosity / generosity with money
pettiness, littleness, smallnesslack of generosity / generosity in trifling matters
BroaderstinginessA lack of generosity / generosity
Spanishmezquindad
Catalanmesquinesa
Adjectivesmean(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt / contempt
mean(used of persons or behavior / behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity / generosity

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