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meanly (adv.)

1580s, "poorly, in an indifferent manner or condition;" 1590s, "in a low or humble degree, in a low rank in life;" c. 1600, "sordidly," later "illiberally;" from mean (adj.1) in its various later senses + -ly (2). Middle English had menelich "humbly, poorly;" Old English gemænelice "commonly, generally."

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Definitions of meanly from WordNet

meanly (adv.)
in a nasty ill-tempered manner;
Synonyms: nastily
meanly (adv.)
in a despicable, ignoble manner;
this new leader meanly threatens the deepest values of our society
Synonyms: scurvily / basely
meanly (adv.)
poorly or in an inferior manner;
troops meanly equipped
meanly (adv.)
in a miserly manner;
they lived meanly and without ostentation
Synonyms: humbly
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