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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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Frank Furedi, emeritus professor of sociology at the University of Kent, said: "This is typical of the puritanical, mean-spirited approach to everything in life that is dominating at the moment.
We want to say no to this mean-spirited, divisive, negative view of Britain that you get from Nigel Farage and co."
-- Apple said Thursday that it is removing games from its online app store that feature the Confederate flag in "offensive or mean-spirited ways."
Recently I wrote about the mean-spirited move to bring in new parking machines that stopped drivers offering their unused parking ticket hours to other motorists.
Unfortunately, there are mean-spirited jerks in the world.
On the supporter to put a defeat, af fortune to country, s spirit other, attacking supporters for attempting brave face on after spending a support their seems hard and mean-spirited.
WELSH singer Katherine Jenkins has received an apology for the "mean-spirited" antics of two Loose Women panellists.
So while the Government's mean-spirited decision on these ex-pats' pensions may be legally correct, it certainly falls well short of the mark on moral grounds.
19#8] The article "Winds of Change" by Kate Lacey has a particularly mean-spirited sentiment in it.
THE Government was last night accused of being "mean-spirited" after deciding to close a resettlement programme for Iraqi workers who helped the British occupying forces.
Chav is a mean-spirited, derogatory term which reflects Britain's sad obsession with its class system and the demonisation of the poor.
The relatively straightforward breakup reminiscence "Littlest Things" softens her up just enough, but she's at her best when facing down anyone who gets in her way, be they social phonies ("Friend of Mine"), mean-spirited door people ("Friday Night"), or exboyfriends who are, ahem, ill-equipped ("Not Big").
If a parent--or even a student--asks why school suddenly appears so stressful, illogical or mean-spirited, the answer is simple: "It's fourth grade!" Why does my kid hate school?
The mean-spirited husband who takes exception to the perfectly reasonable Christmas gift request from his wife should take note.
"It's remarkable to me that at a time when our country faces so many serious issues, the Judiciary Committee has nothing better to do than pander to the Religious Right with this mean-spirited bill," said the Rev.