Another word for meanness
The quality of being mean
smallmindedness, baseness, lowness, pettiness, wickedness, debasement, degradation, abjection, shamelessness, infamy, degeneracy, blackguardism, knavishness, unscrupulousness, stinginess, closeness, niggardliness, frugality, churlishness, corruptness, cupidity, sordidness, contemptibleness, disrepute, rapacity, malice, iniquity, malignity, unworthiness, ill-temper, unkindness, covetousness, avarice, miserliness, parsimony; see also greed.
A mean action
belittling, defaming, groveling, cheating, sneaking, quarreling, scolding, taking advantage of, deceiving, coveting, grudging, grasping, dishonoring, defrauding, perjuring, shaming, degrading, beggaring, stealing.