Mean-spirited Definition

mēnspĭrĭ-tĭd
adjective
Characterized by or displaying a propensity to be mean; selfish, malicious, etc.
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The definition of mean spirited is someone or something that is unkind, motivated by cruelty or intended to be hurtful.
An example of a mean spirited person is someone who loves to see others fail.
An example of a mean spirited action is pulling someone's chair out right before they sit down so that they are humiliated when they fall on the floor.
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