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lacking in magnanimity

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having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality

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Colin Macfarlane, of Ston" Colin Macfarlane, of Stonewall Scotland, said: "Thewall Scotland, said: "The majority of Scots support same-sex marriage and we're sure that no reasonable person will take these mean-person will take these meanspirited comments seriously.
Relations between the households deteriorate in the blink of a bloodshot eye, lighting the fuse on a battle of wits and meanspirited pranks that provides Bad Neighbours with its flimsy premise.
HOW predictable and meanspirited that someone should rail against the new charge to senior citizens for the Gold Card (Feedback, Tuesday).
A power scorer like Huybrechts can use his big hitting to full effect in the longer format but rather than back him at a fairly meanspirited 7-2 to win his quarter, take a risk each-way on the 50-1 outright.
And with the scandals of his years in public office largely forgotten, raising a hue and cry would seem gauche or unsophisticated, even a meanspirited assault on the city's beloved old uncle.
Pietersen may have been meanspirited in tweeting that the former England batsman's inclusion in Sky's Test commentary team was 'ridiculous', but since when was Knight granted immunity from criticism?
Unfortunately, the homophobic and sometimes simply meanspirited "lashing out" by anti-LGBT groups and high-profile individuals seeps down to local communities and feeds into pre-existing homophobia, heterosexism, or confusion regarding sexual minorities.
Our people are unaware of how much Israel's policies are generating a new kind of hatred toward us that is not based on old religious superstitions but on our willingness to support repressive, meanspirited and hurtful policies against the Palestinian people.
The Invention Of Lying is meanspirited, misconceived and starved of big laughs although there are cameos from the likes of ex-Warwick University graduate Stephen Merchant, Christopher Guest and Edward Norton.
Though the books have found many detractors for the way they celebrate disrespectful and meanspirited kids, they are also applauded for drawing in unwilling readers.
However, the truth about Ricky Gervais's new comedy, co-written and codirected by Matthew Robinson, is that it is meanspirited, misconceived and starved of big laughs.
Singer's dealings with Saul Bellow are emblematic of his contradictory, even meanspirited nature.
It's also meanspirited of him to pounce on a few minor problems of editing in his final paragraph, rather than conclude on some broader note.
vengeful, pitiless, exploitive, manipulative, dishonest, cheaters, prejudiced, meanspirited, militant, nationalistic and two-faced.