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meanly

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of meanly

  1. 1 in a manner showing no signs of pride or self-assertion meanly silent up to that point, he now felt that fair criticism was turning into gratuitous insult Synonyms of meanly abjectly, deferentially, hat in hand, humbly, lowly, meekly, modestly, sheepishly, submissivelyWords Related to meanly obsequiously, servilely, subserviently; fearfully, mousily, timidly; bashfully, diffidently, self-deprecatingly, shyly, timorously; civilly, courteously, politely, respectfully, suppliantlyNear Antonyms of meanly fearlessly; discourteously, disdainfully, disrespectfully, impertinently, rashly, recklessly, saucily; bitchily, impolitely, impudently, rudely, uncivilly, ungraciouslyAntonyms of meanly arrogantly, audaciously, boldly, brashly, brazenly, contemptuously, haughtily, huffily, imperiously, loftily, pompously, presumptuously, pretentiously, pridefully, proudly, scornfully, self-importantly, superciliously, swaggeringly, uppishly

  2. 2 in a mean or spiteful manner in a meanly worded letter she told me that she never wanted to see me again Synonyms of meanly bitchily, cattily, despitefully, hatefully, malevolently, maliciously, malignantly, nastily, spitefully, viciously, villainously, virulently, wickedlyWords Related to meanly contemptuously, deprecatingly, disdainfully, scornfully; acrimoniously, antagonistically, caustically, envyingly, hostilely, invidiously, obnoxiously, rancorously, venomously, vindictively, vituperatively; bitterly, enviously, jealously, resentfully; balefully, caddishly, callously, cruelly, evil-mindedly, felly, hard-heartedly, heartlessly, inhumanely, kindlessly, mercilessly, pitilessly, ruthlessly, soullessly, unfeelingly; disagreeably, ill, ungraciously, unkindly; ill-naturedly, inconsiderately, insensitively, thoughtlessly; diabolically, fiendishly; misanthropicallyNear Antonyms of meanly affably, agreeably, amiably, cordially, genially, good-humoredly, good-naturedly, graciously, nicely, pleasantly; altruistically, humanely; considerately, feelingly, lovingly, mercifully, sensitively, softheartedly, solicitously, soulfully, thoughtfully; compassionately, sympathetically; angelically, divinely, gently, sweetly, tenderlyAntonyms of meanly benevolently, benignantly, good-heartedly, kindheartedly, kindly


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