How to Pronounce mean?

Correct pronunciation for the word "mean" is [mˈiːn], [mˈiːn], [m_ˈiː_n].

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"Mean" in context

Mean usually refers to something that is low, unkind or lacking in sympathy or quite unpleasant. It's likely the most common it's used to refer to someone who is rude or unkind. It can also refer to a person that seeks to hurt another either verbally or physically. Mean words, phrases and comments can do untold damage to a person's self-esteem or happiness.

In essence, being mean is about not caring about how your actions might affect another person. People can be considered mean when they engage in name calling, put downs, insulting or boycoating.

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