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mean vs meanspirited meanspirited vs mean

mean is a noun but meanspirited is not a noun.

mean and meanspirited both are adjectives.

mean is a verb but meanspirited is not a verb.

As adjectives, mean and meanspirited are synonyms with the definitions:
  • having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
Other synonyms of mean include base.
mean (noun) meanspirited (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
mean (adjective) meanspirited (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
characterized by malice lacking in magnanimity
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
marked by poverty befitting a beggar
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
of no value or worth
very good; of the highest quality
mean (verb) meanspirited (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