I would say,” answered Charmidas, “that he was a mean-spirited, effeminate fellow.
What would his father think of him if he knew what a mean-spirited coward he was?
Madge knew that Alfred Thornton was snobbish and mean-spirited.
Riley had muscle enough, but Nature had made him mean-spirited.
Although reckless, hasty, and inconsiderate, he was not mean-spirited.
So Grani ...