HyperDic: meanspirited

English > 2 senses of the word meanspirited:
ADJECTIVEallmeanspirited, ungenerouslacking in magnanimity
allmeanspirited, base, meanhaving or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
English > meanspirited: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking in magnanimity.
Example "a meanspirited man unwilling to forgive"
See alsostingy, ungenerousUnwilling to spend
uncharitablelacking love and generosity / generosity
Oppositegenerousnot petty in character and mind
English > meanspirited: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality.
Example "something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics"
Synonymsbase, mean
BroaderignobleCompletely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose
Spanishdesdeñable, despreciable, infame, innoble, miserable, ruin, vil
Catalandesdenyable, despreciable, innoble, menyspreable, miserable, vil
Adverbsmeanspiritedlyin a meanspirited manner

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