What is the difference between meanness and abjectness?

meanness | abjectness |


As nouns the difference between meanness and abjectness

is that meanness is {{context|uncountable|lang=en}} the condition, or quality, of being [[mean#etymology_2|mean]]; want of excellence; poorness; lowness; baseness; sordidness; stinginess while abjectness is the state of being abject; abasement; meanness; servility {{defdate|late 16th century}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =5| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}.

meanness

English

Alternative forms

* meaness

Noun

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  • (uncountable) The condition, or quality, of being ; want of excellence; poorness; lowness; baseness; sordidness; stinginess.
  • This figure is of a later date, by the meanness of the workmanship. Addison
  • A mean act; as, to be guilty of a meanness .
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    abjectness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The state of being abject; abasement; meanness; servility.
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