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noun as in parsimony

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

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

Noto used to get reprimands from Bhavani for his natural miserliness in these items of future expenditure.

There were in the Professor's nature no sympathies that enabled him even to comprehend miserliness in any degree.

Burnet says that his miserable way of living and extreme miserliness rendered him disagreeable to everybody, even his own party.


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On this page you'll find 187 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to miserliness, such as: avidity, covetousness, cupidity, frugality, greediness, and parsimony.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.