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The wife who tipped you off did sort-of the right thing in getting upset and calling the meanness to your attention.Carolyn Hax: She’s tired of being a tongue-biter around a backbiter|Carolyn Hax|November 22, 2020|Washington Post
Rather than feel guilt, people who have hurt us typically start to hate us - for reminding them of their own meanness.
The whole gag stinks of meanness—to Holly, to Kevin, to the mentally disabled community.‘The Office’ Used to Be a Great Show. No, Really! See Proof (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is “suspended from the nastiness of life and the meanness of the dead.”How Toni Morrison’s ‘Beloved’ Is Taught in Schools|Anna Clark|October 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Rich and poor despise each other, and all justify their meanness in the most appallingly self-serving ways imaginable.‘The Casual Vacancy’ Review: J.K. Rowling Cuts Loose From Harry Potter|Malcolm Jones|September 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His meanness toward religious people was unbearably callous and smug.Remembering the Real Genius of Christopher Hitchens, Not the Caricature|Lee Siegel|December 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Greater mischiefs happen often from folly, meanness, and vanity than from the greater sins of avarice and ambition.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
Woman-like, she could advise and help to the end, but the meanness of the means revolted.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
It was thrown by a very dirty lamp, and disclosed a small court of unutterable meanness and inconceivable smells.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
There won't be a day, inside or out of it, that I won't run up against every damnable meanness that human nature is capable of.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The truth is that their pride had, as extravagant pride often has, a close affinity with meanness.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay