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The wife who tipped you off did sort-of the right thing in getting upset and calling the meanness to your attention.

Rather than feel guilt, people who have hurt us typically start to hate us - for reminding them of their own meanness.

The whole gag stinks of meanness—to Holly, to Kevin, to the mentally disabled community.

It is “suspended from the nastiness of life and the meanness of the dead.”

Rich and poor despise each other, and all justify their meanness in the most appallingly self-serving ways imaginable.

His meanness toward religious people was unbearably callous and smug.

Greater mischiefs happen often from folly, meanness, and vanity than from the greater sins of avarice and ambition.

Woman-like, she could advise and help to the end, but the meanness of the means revolted.

It was thrown by a very dirty lamp, and disclosed a small court of unutterable meanness and inconceivable smells.

There won't be a day, inside or out of it, that I won't run up against every damnable meanness that human nature is capable of.

The truth is that their pride had, as extravagant pride often has, a close affinity with meanness.

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On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to meanness, such as: avarice, greed, malice, abjection, baseness, and beastliness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.