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meanspirited

[ meen-spir-i-tid ]
/ ˈminˈspɪr ɪ tɪd /
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adjective

petty; small-minded; ungenerous: a meanspirited man, unwilling to forgive.

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Origin of meanspirited

First recorded in 1685–95; mean2 + spirited

OTHER WORDS FROM meanspirited

mean·spir·it·ed·ly, adverbmean·spir·it·ed·ness, noun
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