Synonyms for Meanness:
n.avarice, baseness, corruptness, covetousness, cupidity, debasement, degeneracy, degradation, disrepute, generosity, greed, infamy, iniquity, malignity, nobility, rapacity, Churlishness. cheating, degrading, grasping, groveling, scolding, sneaking, stealing, Quarreling. attitude, spite, ill will, poisonousness, venomousness, despitefulness. •a mean action (noun)
cheating, degrading, groveling, scolding, sneaking, Quarreling.
crabbiness, crossness, moroseness, sourness, Churlishness.
miserliness, niggardliness, stinginess.
animosity, antagonism, bane, bitterness, cattiness, evil, foulness, hatefulness, hatred, ill nature, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, nastiness, spitefulness, venom, viciousness, virulence, wickedness, sinisterness, hurtfulness, corrosiveness.
beastliness, closeness, minginess, niggardliness, parsimoniousness, parsimony, tightfistedness, tightness, Niggardness.
abstemiousness, austerity, frugality, meagerness, miserliness, parsimony, pettiness, stinginess, thrift, tightness.
contrariness, crabbiness, crossness, cynicism, darkness, dejection, fretfulness, gloominess, glumness, grimness, grumpiness, hostility, irascibility, melancholy, moodiness, moroseness, obstinacy, petulance, sourness, sulkiness, sullenness, surliness, unfriendliness, cantankerousness, dourness, grouchiness, long-facedness.
•the quality of being mean (noun)
avarice, baseness, beastliness, closeness, corruptness, covetousness, debasement, degeneracy, degradation, disrepute, frugality, greed, infamy, iniquity, malice, malignity, miserliness, parsimony, pettiness, rapacity, stinginess, wickedness, Churlishness.
poisonousness, venomousness, despitefulness. malignity, spite. ill will. •meanness
•Other relevant words:
attitude, avarice, baseness, beastliness, cheating, closeness, corruptness, covetousness, cupidity, debasement, degeneracy, degradation, degrading, disrepute, grasping, greed, groveling, infamy, iniquity, malignity, minginess, niggardliness, nobility, parsimoniousness, rapacity, scolding, sneaking, spite, stealing, tightfistedness, Churlishness, Niggardness, Quarreling, poisonousness, venomousness, despitefulness.
Usage examples for meanness
The meanness of her surroundings became in comparison more mean, the bitterness of her fate more bitter. – The Nether World by George Gissing