meanspirited meanspirited

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) lacking in magnanimity
  2. (adj) having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • For a production that means to bring children back to the movies, dragging their parents with them, Annie has a dark, dour, meanspirited toneOliver Twist as retold by Fagin.

Quotes

  • "It is unseemly, meanspirited and totally destructive to the functioning of the country," Peterson said.
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: David Peterson Source: Toronto Star

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