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Detailed Synonyms for meanness in English

meanness:

meanness [the ~] noun

  1. the meanness
    the stinginess; the meanness; the miserliness
  2. the meanness
    the wickedness; the meanness
  3. the meanness
    the meanness; the baseness; the filthiness; the repellingness
  4. the meanness
    – extreme stinginess 1
    the parsimony; the closeness; the tightness; the meanness; the niggardliness; the minginess; the tightfistedness; the niggardness; the parsimoniousness
    – extreme stinginess 1
  5. the meanness
    – the quality of being deliberately mean 1
    the meanness; the beastliness
    – the quality of being deliberately mean 1

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Alternate Synonyms for "meanness":


Related Definitions for "meanness":

  1. extreme stinginess1
  2. the quality of being deliberately mean1

mean:

to mean verb (means, meant, meaning)

  1. to mean
    to mean; to aim at
    • mean verb (means, meant, meaning)
    • aim at verb (aims at, aimed at, aiming at)
  2. to mean
    to mean; coming down
  3. to mean
    to mean; to strive; to aim at; to make for
    • mean verb (means, meant, meaning)
    • strive verb (strives, strived, striving)
    • aim at verb (aims at, aimed at, aiming at)
    • make for verb (makes for, made for, making for)
  4. to mean
    to mean; to signify
    • mean verb (means, meant, meaning)
    • signify verb (signifies, signified, signifying)
  5. to mean
    – have in mind as a purpose 1
    to mean; to think; to intend
    – have in mind as a purpose 1
    • mean verb (means, meant, meaning)
      • I mean no harm1
      • I only meant to help you1
    • think verb (thinks, thought, thinking)
      • She didn't think to harm me1
      • We thought to return early that night1
    • intend verb (intends, intended, intending)
  6. to mean
    – destine or designate for a certain purpose 1
    to mean
    – destine or designate for a certain purpose 1
    • mean verb (means, meant, meaning)
      • These flowers were meant for you1
  7. to mean
    – intend to refer to 1
    to mean; have in mind; think of
    – intend to refer to 1
    • mean verb (means, meant, meaning)
      • Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!1
    • think of verb
  8. to mean
    – denote or connote 1
    to mean; to intend; to signify; to stand for
    – denote or connote 1
    • mean verb (means, meant, meaning)
      • `maison' means `house' in French1
      • An example sentence would show what this word means1
    • intend verb (intends, intended, intending)
    • signify verb (signifies, signified, signifying)
    • stand for verb (stands for, stood for, standing for)
  9. to mean
    – mean or intend to express or convey 1
    to mean; to intend
    – mean or intend to express or convey 1
    • mean verb (means, meant, meaning)
      • You never understand what I mean!1
    • intend verb (intends, intended, intending)
      • what do his words intend?1
  10. to mean
    – have as a logical consequence 1
    to mean; to imply; entail
    – have as a logical consequence 1
    • mean verb (means, meant, meaning)
      • The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers1
    • imply verb (implies, implied, implying)
    • entail verb
  11. to mean
    – have a specified degree of importance 1
    to mean
    – have a specified degree of importance 1
    • mean verb (means, meant, meaning)
      • My ex-husband means nothing to me1
      • Happiness means everything1

Conjugations for mean:

present
  1. mean
  2. mean
  3. means
  4. mean
  5. mean
  6. mean
simple past
  1. meant
  2. meant
  3. meant
  4. meant
  5. meant
  6. meant
present perfect
  1. have meant
  2. have meant
  3. has meant
  4. have meant
  5. have meant
  6. have meant
past continuous
  1. was meaning
  2. were meaning
  3. was meaning
  4. were meaning
  5. were meaning
  6. were meaning
future
  1. shall mean
  2. will mean
  3. will mean
  4. shall mean
  5. will mean
  6. will mean
continuous present
  1. am meaning
  2. are meaning
  3. is meaning
  4. are meaning
  5. are meaning
  6. are meaning
subjunctive
  1. be meant
  2. be meant
  3. be meant
  4. be meant
  5. be meant
  6. be meant
diverse
  1. mean!
  2. let's mean!
  3. meant
  4. meaning
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

mean adj

  1. mean
  2. mean
    bad; mean
  3. mean
  4. mean
  5. mean
    sordid; sheet; mean
  6. mean
  7. mean
  8. mean
  9. mean
  10. mean
    – of no value or worth 1
    mean; bastardly
    – of no value or worth 1
  11. mean
    – (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt 1
    mean; beggarly
    – (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt 1
  12. mean
    – (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity 1
    mean; tight; miserly; mingy
    – (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity 1
  13. mean
    – characterized by malice 1
    mean; hateful
    – characterized by malice 1
    • mean adj
      • in a mean mood1
    • hateful adj
      • a hateful thing to do1
  14. mean
    – having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality 1
    mean; base; meanspirited
    – having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality 1
    • mean adj
      • taking a mean advantage1
      • chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort1
    • base adj
      • that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble1
    • meanspirited adj
      • something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics1
  15. mean
    – approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value 1
    mean; average
    – approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value 1
    • mean adj
      • the mean annual rainfall1
    • average adj
      • the average income in New England is below that of the nation1
      • of average height for his age1
  16. mean
    – marked by poverty befitting a beggar 1
    mean; beggarly
    – marked by poverty befitting a beggar 1
    • mean adj
      • a mean hut1
    • beggarly adj
      • a beggarly existence in the slums1
  17. mean
    – excellent 1
    mean
    – excellent 1
    • mean adj
      • famous for a mean backhand1

mean [the ~] noun

  1. the mean
    – an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n 1
    the mean; the mean value
    – an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n 1

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Related Definitions for "mean":

  1. of no value or worth1
  2. (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt1
  3. (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity1
    • a mean person1
  4. characterized by malice1
    • in a mean mood1
  5. having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality1
    • taking a mean advantage1
    • chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort1
  6. approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value1
    • the mean annual rainfall1
  7. marked by poverty befitting a beggar1
    • a mean hut1
  8. excellent1
    • famous for a mean backhand1
  9. an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n1
  10. have in mind as a purpose1
    • I mean no harm1
    • I only meant to help you1
  11. destine or designate for a certain purpose1
    • These flowers were meant for you1
  12. intend to refer to1
    • Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!1
  13. denote or connote1
    • `maison' means `house' in French1
    • An example sentence would show what this word means1
  14. mean or intend to express or convey1
    • You never understand what I mean!1
  15. have as a logical consequence1
    • The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers1
  16. have a specified degree of importance1
    • My ex-husband means nothing to me1
    • Happiness means everything1