English to English
1. lacking in magnanimity
it seems ungenerous to end this review of a splendid work of scholarship on a critical note|a meanspirited man unwilling to forgive
2. Of a mean spirit; base; groveling.
3. having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble|taking a mean advantage|chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort|something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics