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Meaning of MEANSPIRITED

Pronunciation:  'meen'spiritid

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lacking in magnanimity; "it seems ungenerous to end this review of a splendid work of scholarship on a critical note"- Times Litt. Sup.; "a meanspirited man unwilling to forgive"
  2. [adj]  having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality; "that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble"- Edmund Burke; "taking a mean advantage"; "chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort"- Shakespeare; "something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics"
 

MEANSPIRITED is a 12 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: base, grudging, ignoble, mean, uncharitable, unforgiving, ungenerous
 
 Antonyms: generous
 
 See Also: stingy

 

 

 

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