What is the opposite of mean?

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Opposite for to signify or convey an object or idea
“The refrigerator is still full of food, which will contradict any presumption that I have to go shopping for groceries again.”
Opposite for to have intentions for a given outcome
“It would chance that Cersei and Jaime would have children, though it may not necessarily have been their intention to do so.”
(usually used in past participle form) Opposite for to design or destine for a particular purpose
“I could only dream that I would achieve greatness one day, even if it was never meant to be.”
Opposite for to have as a consequence or result
“The expected lull in the economy will negate the prospect of prosperity for most people.”
Opposite for to be important (to)
“It would be of no consequence to me if you chose not to be my bridesmaid at my wedding.”
Opposite for acting without consideration of others
“Clay was always nice to Hannah unlike the other kids at school who were mean to her.”
(especially of a place) Opposite for poor in quality and appearance
“The rich couple could afford a luxurious apartment on the swanky side of town.”
Opposite for inferior in mental capacity
“He was a man of superior understanding, great knowledge, and measured temperament.”
Opposite for of low birth or social class
“Robert Baratheon was outwardly a man of noble birth, yet commanded little respect from all before him.”
Opposite for very skilful or effective
“Try as he might, Marshall remained an unskilled wordsmith, fumbling at every stanza while he mumbled incoherently about dropping a coffee pot.”
Opposite for contemptible in nature
“Offering to make the hungry homeless man a peanut butter sandwich was a really admirable thing to do.”
(chiefly Britain) Opposite for unwilling to give or share, especially with money
“The waiters would always have nice things to say about generous customers who were unselfish with tips.”
Opposite for a state equally removed from two opposite extremes
“If you want to fit into that small dress in time for the wedding, you will have to be on the extremity of being in a calorie deficit.”
(of a quantity) Opposite for calculated as a mean or average
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