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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.
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?
It's one thing for a prospective hire to mention the lack of advancement potential in a previous role, but highly critical or meanspirited comments directed at past colleagues should serve as a warning sign that an individual lacks discretion or is difficult to work with.
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.
I remember Pat Buchanan's speech, you know how meanspirited it was.
What constitutes negative campaigning is usually a matter of perspective; tactics that to one voter seem misleading, meanspirited, and immoral, can impart to another important and relevant information about how the candidate would perform under the pressures of public office.
I am not trying to be meanspirited, but I do want to be clear.