Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “mean(s).” Use it with or without the “s,” any way you’d like. Have fun!
a) to have in mind as a purpose: intend
Those stairs are steep and I mean to climb them!
That bartender, I mean she knows how to mix a drink!
b) to design for or destine to a specified purpose or future
Nature was meant to be loved, cared for and protected…
a) Lacking in mental discrimination: dull, contemptible-often used in negative constructions as a term of praise.
”Dismantling the government is no mean feat. “
b) characterized by petty selfishness or malice
”a mean, surly man”
3) excellent, effective
”That restaurant makes a mean seafood platter!”
4) Occupying a middle position, intermediate in space, a position between extremes.
Serving as a means, intermediary, something intervening.
A middle point between extremes.
By all means (most assuredly: certainly) we can accomplish great things when we work together.
Okay Dan I think I’m ready for those technical words now…
And that beer!