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.

Goldsmith.

 

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