Thesaurus / miserliness
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Their tartness and strictness and miserliness had made the life of the girls in the school uncomfortable for some time.
BILLIE BRADLEY ON LIGHTHOUSE ISLANDJANET D. WHEELER
That institution has for twenty-six years been crying shame on miserliness and cupidity.
BRAVE MEN AND WOMENO.E. FULLER
We must show him that we despise his miserliness and meanness.
PRACTICAL ETHICSWILLIAM DEWITT HYDE
But then, old Jacob Patterson was noted as much for his surliness as for his miserliness.
LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY SHORT STORIES, 1907 TO 1908LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
Does economic theory throw any light on the ethics of miserliness?
THE PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICSFRANK A. FETTER
So it was not miserliness; it was just a peculiarity, a curious attention to a trifling detail.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
It might be impossible to make impression on the miserliness of a miser, but upon the honesty in a miser it might be possible!
THE ELECT LADYGEORGE MACDONALD
Not so old in years, perhaps; but old in wickedness, and aged beyond his years by his own miserliness.
THE CORNER HOUSE GIRLS' ODD FINDGRACE BROOKS HILL
Aunt Pussys superstition struggled with her miserliness throughout her frugal breakfast.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
This was not due to miserliness, but to her simple tastes and her frugal early life.
THE DIAMOND PINCAROLYN WELLS
WORDS RELATED TO MISERLINESS
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