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  1. meanness

    penuriousness, littleness, selfishness, baseness, smallness, illiberality, ungenerousness, sordidness

    nobleness, unselfishness, liberality, generousness, large-heartedness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. beastliness, meannessnoun

    the quality of being deliberately mean

    tightness, niggardliness, minginess, closeness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightfistedness, beastliness, niggardness

  2. meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closenessnoun

    extreme stinginess

    nearness, tautness, parsimoniousness, thrift, penny-pinching, constriction, parsimony, closeness, stringency, stuffiness, niggardliness, denseness, concentration, tightfistedness, beastliness, familiarity, compactness, secretiveness, minginess, tightness, intimacy, niggardness, density

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  1. meannessnoun

    smallness, littleness, scantiness, slenderness, lowness, poverty, meagreness, poorness

  2. meannessnoun

    abjectness, vileness, baseness, contemptibleness, abasement, despicableness

  3. meannessnoun

    illiberality, ungenerousness, sordidness, penuriousness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "meanness":

    pettiness, cruelty

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  1. Michelle Anthony:

    The more meanness they see being successful or rewarded in the home or in their environment, the more children will revert to those mean behaviors themselves when faced with challenging social situations.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    What I must do is all that concerns me. This rule, equally arduous in actual and intellectual life, may serve for the whole distinction between greatness and meanness. It is harder because you will always find those who think they know what is your duty better than you know it.

  3. George Sand:

    Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.

  4. President Trump:

    We see this horrible, horrible, radical group of Democrats. You see what’s happening right now, and they’re determined to take back power by any means necessary. You see the meanness, the nastiness. They don’t care who they hurt, who they have to run over to get power.

  5. Donald Trump:

    It could be my fault, i don't want to necessarily blame, but there's a great meanness out there that I'm surprised at.

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