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Inconsiderate and unsympathetic.‘he's an egotistical, mean-spirited, abusive man’‘these reality shows all seem to be mean-spirited’
- ‘‘It's a tiny bit mean-spirited,’ admitted Wiener.’
- ‘It wasn't a mean-spirited laugh, but it hurt anyway.’
- ‘It is ugly, mean-spirited, exploitative, illogical, and boring.’
- ‘He's an egotistical, mean-spirited, abusive man.’
- ‘Bosse is a boy in bad straits, his mother is gone, his father disappeared, and he is left living with a pair of mean-spirited relatives who berate him at every turn.’
- ‘He's grouchy, mean-spirited, and crude, but, of course, hiding a heart of gold just waiting to be melted by the wonderful ladies on his team.’
- ‘The terror lies not in the apparitions themselves, but in what is happening to the children; they change from ‘sweet things’ to open liars and mean-spirited little beings.’
- ‘It was incredibly mean-spirited and childish.’
- ‘Her laugh was infuriating and terribly mean-spirited.’
- ‘‘Consumers found them mean-spirited and unfunny,’ one source said.’
- ‘The movie is pretty inoffensive in the sense that jokes are not mean-spirited, there's no toilet humor and there's not really a whole lot of violence.’
- ‘I couldn't imagine her saying anything mean-spirited about me.’
- ‘This is extremely unprofessional and quite mean-spirited - he's entitled to dislike the film, but ruining it for others is simply immature.’
- ‘Both are attached to a mean-spirited local farmer named Patricio, one as his neglected wife, the other as his mistress.’
- ‘I was mean-spirited, short-tempered, intolerant of those who disagreed with me.’
- ‘We live in a sad era that mistakes mean-spirited arrogance for intellectual daring, juvenile nastiness for independence of mind, the dung beetle for the artist.’
- ‘One of the most attractive things about Monica is that she is never mean-spirited.’
- ‘So, at seventeen, Andersen found himself in a classroom with eleven-year-olds, again an outsider and at the mercy of a mean-spirited, manipulative headmaster.’
- ‘Without being petty or mean-spirited, she explained why what had so persuaded me had left her so unmoved.’
- ‘You breathed new life into this miserable old cavern, into a community of small-minded, mean-spirited people.’
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