meanness

  • 1Meanness — Mean ness, n. 1. The condition, or quality, of being mean; want of excellence; poorness; lowness; baseness; sordidness; stinginess. [1913 Webster] This figure is of a later date, by the meanness of the workmanship. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2meanness — index inconsideration, mediocrity, mischief Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3meanness — 1550s, weakness, from MEAN (Cf. mean) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness). Sense of baseness, poverty is from 1650s; that of stinginess from 1755 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4meanness — n. 1) meanness to 2) out of meanness (he did it out of meanness) * * * [ miːnnɪs] meanness to out of meanness (he did it out of meanness) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 5meanness — noun a) The condition, or quality, of being mean; want of excellence; poorness; lowness; baseness; sordidness; stinginess. This figure is of a later date, by the meanness of the workmanship. Addison b) A mean act; as, to be guilty of a meanness …

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  • 6meanness — Ⅰ. mean [1] ► VERB (past and past part. meant) 1) intend to express or refer to. 2) (of a word) have as its explanation in the same language or its equivalent in another language. 3) intend to occur or be the case. 4) have as a consequence. 5) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7meanness — noun see mean II …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8meanness — /meen nis/, n. 1. the state or quality of being mean. 2. a mean act: to answer meannesses with forgiveness. [1550 60; MEAN2 + NESS] * * * …

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  • 9meanness — Synonyms and related words: Lenten fare, abjectness, abominableness, atrociousness, austerity, authoritarianism, baseness, bearishness, beggarliness, bigotry, bitchiness, blind side, blind spot, blinders, cantankerousness, cheapness, churlishness …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10meanness — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The quality of being mean] Syn. smallmindedness, baseness, lowness, pettiness, wickedness, debasement, degradation, abjection, shamelessness, infamy, degeneracy, blackguardism, knavishness, unscrupulousness, stinginess,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11meanness — mean·ness || miːnnɪs n. stinginess; leanness, scarcity; state of being mean, spitefulness; act of unkindness …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12meanness — n. 1. Humbleness, lowness. 2. Smallness, littleness, scantiness, slenderness, lowness, poverty, meagreness, poorness, rudeness. 3. Abjectness, vileness, baseness, contemptibleness, despicableness. 4. Illiberality, ungenerousness, sordidness,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13meanness — n 1. baseness, lowness, ignobility, ig nobleness; dishonorableness, disreputability, disreputableness, disgracefulness; shabbiness, unfairness, injustice; contemptibility, contemptibleness, despicableness, scurviness, vileness, abjectness;… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14meanness — mean·ness …

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  • 15meanness — See: mean …

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  • 16meanness — /ˈminnəs/ (say meennuhs) noun 1. the state or quality of being mean. 2. a mean act. {mean2 + ness} …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 17meanness — noun 1. the quality of being deliberately mean (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑beastliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑mean, ↑beastly (for: ↑beastliness) • …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18above meanness — index magnanimous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 19Nebraska (song) — Nebraska Song by Bruce Springsteen from the album Nebraska Released 1982 Recorded January 3, 1982 Genre Folk rock …

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  • 20φαυλότητ' — φαυλότητα , φαυλότης meanness fem acc sg φαυλότητι , φαυλότης meanness fem dat sg φαυλότητε , φαυλότης meanness fem nom/voc/acc dual …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)