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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mean·ness, n.
 1. 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.
 2. A mean act; as, to be guilty of meanness.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the quality of being deliberately mean [syn: beastliness]
      2: extreme stinginess [syn: minginess, niggardliness, niggardness,
          parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness,