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mean vs awful

awful vs mean

mean is a noun but awful is not a noun.

mean and awful both are adjectives.

mean is a verb but awful is not a verb.

mean is not an adverb while awful is an adverb.

mean (noun) awful (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
mean (adjective) awful (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value offensive or even (of persons) malicious
characterized by malice exceptionally bad or displeasing
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality causing fear or dread or terror
marked by poverty befitting a beggar inspired by a feeling of fearful wonderment or reverence
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity extreme in degree or extent or amount or impact
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
of no value or worth
very good; of the highest quality
mean (verb) awful (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey
have as a logical consequence
denote or connote
have in mind as a purpose
have a specified degree of importance
intend to refer to
destine or designate for a certain purpose
mean (adverb) awful (adverb)
used as intensifiers

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