Textual thesaurus for "meanspirited"

(adj) ungenerous

lacking in magnanimity

it seems ungenerous to end this review of a splendid work of scholarship on a critical note- Times Litt. Sup.; a meanspirited man unwilling to forgive

(adj) base, mean

having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality

that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble- Edmund Burke; taking a mean advantage; chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort- Shakespeare; something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics