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meanness

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈmiːn.nəs/

meanness noun [U] (WITH MONEY)

the quality of being unwilling to give or share things, especially money

meanness noun [U] (UNKINDNESS)

the quality of being unkind towards other people: He acted out of sheer meanness.
Translations of “meanness”
in Korean 인색함, 치사함…
in Arabic خِسّة, دّناءة, لُؤم…
in Portuguese mesquinharia, avareza, dureza…
in Catalan garreperia, gasiveria, vilesa…
in Japanese けち, 意地悪…
in Italian meschineria, scortesia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吝嗇,小器…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吝啬,小器…
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