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meanness (plural meannesses)
- (uncountable) The condition, or quality, of being mean; want of excellence; poorness; lowness; baseness; sordidness; stinginess.
- This figure is of a later date, by the meanness of the workmanship. Addison
- A mean act; as, to be guilty of a meanness.
a mean act
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