Antonyms for miserliness

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This customary jest about the servant's miserliness made him laugh.

We must show him that we despise his miserliness and meanness.

Does economic theory throw any light on the ethics of miserliness?

The doctor's miserliness was not mere talk; it was real, and it had an object.

This miserliness had grown upon him since he had lost both wife and son.

Their tartness and strictness and miserliness had made the life of the girls in the school uncomfortable for some time.

"Miserliness is rather a quality than otherwise, you know," she continued, holding the cat in her folded arms.

So it was not miserliness; it was just a peculiarity, a curious attention to a trifling detail.

But then, old Jacob Patterson was noted as much for his surliness as for his miserliness.

It might be impossible to make impression on the miserliness of a miser, but upon the honesty in a miser it might be possible!

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from miser + -ly (1). Related: Miserliness.

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