Synonyms and Antonyms of meanly
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.
arrogantly, audaciously, boldly, brashly, brazenly, contemptuously, haughtily, huffily, imperiously, loftily, pompously, presumptuously, pretentiously, pridefully, proudly, scornfully
in a mean or spiteful manner
- In a meanly worded letter she told me that she never wanted to see me again.
cattily, despitefully, hatefully, malevolently, maliciously, malignantly, nastily, spitefully, viciously, villainously, virulently, wickedly
contemptuously, deprecatingly, disdainfully, scornfully
acrimoniously, hostilely, invidiously, obnoxiously, rancorously, venomously, vindictively, vituperatively
bitterly, enviously, jealously, resentfully
callously, cruelly, hard-heartedly, heartlessly, inhumanely, kindlessly, mercilessly, pitilessly, ruthlessly, soullessly, unfeelingly
disagreeably, ill, ungraciously, unkindly
ill-naturedly, inconsiderately, insensitively, thoughtlessly
affably, agreeably, amiably, cordially, genially, good-naturedly, graciously, nicely, pleasantly
considerately, feelingly, lovingly, mercifully, sensitively, softheartedly, solicitously, thoughtfully