meanspirited

Anyone meanspirited is unkind, not particularly generous, or even deliberately rude. A meanspirited person might steal your place in line, or even kick you while you're down.

It's meanspirited to crush someone's good mood with a nasty remark, and it's also meanspirited to eat your huge lunch (and refuse to share it) in front of a hungry classmate who's left his at home. Acting in an inconsiderate or careless way, particularly when you show a lack of generosity, will make you appear to be meanspirited.

Definitions of meanspirited
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adj lacking in magnanimity

“a meanspirited man unwilling to forgive”
Synonyms:
ungenerous
stingy, ungenerous
unwilling to spend
Antonyms:
generous
not petty in character and mind
generous
willing to give and share unstintingly
big, large, magnanimous
generous and understanding and tolerant
ungrudging
without envy or reluctance
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adj having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality

“something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics”
Synonyms:
base, mean
ignoble
completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose

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