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    the adjective "mean"

    I would like to ask about the usage of the adjective mean....
    It means unkind, low, base,abject, mishievous.
    Is it sometimes used as bad?

    Can I say to a friend
    Don't be mean?
    Is it too harsh?

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    Re: the adjective "mean"

    No, it's not too harsh. Perhaps:
    Don't be mean. Be nice. You can catch more flies with honey than you can with vinegar.


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