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[ mˈiːn], [ mˈiːn], [ m_ˈiː_n]

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Most people would say that being mean is not a good thing. After all, it is essentially being nasty, unfair, and unkind. Some people might use this word to describe someone who is being overly critical or who is pulling rank, but for the most part, Mean is bad. As much as we might want to be mean to people we don't like, it is actually not a very effective way to go about things. In fact, it can actually backfire and make the person you are mean to even more hostile. Sadly, for some people, meanness is a way of life.

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