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Overview of adj meanspirited

The adj meanspirited has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. ungenerous, meanspirited

(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. base, mean, meanspirited

(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")

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