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frugality

[ froo-gal-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF frugality

Synonyms for frugality

  • moderation
  • prudence
  • thrift
  • avarice
  • avariciousness
  • carefulness
  • conservation
  • economy
  • miserliness
  • niggardliness
  • parsimoniousness
  • parsimony
  • penuriousness
  • providence
  • saving
  • stinginess
  • thriftiness
  • forehandedness
  • good management
  • scrimping
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Antonyms for frugality

  • spending
  • squandering
  • generosity
  • lavishness
  • wastefulness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FRUGALITY

Frugality is not only the basis of quiet, but of beneficence.

Frugality and industry will go a great way towards indemnifying us.

She had to put the screw on herself to outdo him in frugality.

Since the world began, industry and frugality have been rewarded by wealth.

Lucullus, when frugality could charm, Had roasted turnips in the Sabine farm.

At the period of my writing no quality is more 101loudly commended than frugality.

The other end was as evidently French, in the frugality and the neatness of its furnishings.

To what degree of industry, frugality, and sobriety can the Indian be brought?

Without industry and frugality nothing will do, and with them everything.

A third party was impending, and she strove more resolutely for frugality.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Middle French frugalité (14c.), from Latin frugalitatem (nominative frugalitas) "thriftiness, temperance, frugality," from frugalis (see frugal).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FRUGALITY

abstinence

nounrestraint from desires, especially physical desires

avarice

nounextreme greed
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