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synonyms for parsimonious

  • avaricious
  • chintzy
  • close
  • frugal
  • greedy
  • illiberal
  • mean
  • miserly
  • penurious
  • prudent
  • saving
  • scrimpy
  • selfish
  • skinflint
  • sparing
  • stingy
  • tight
  • tightfisted
  • tightwad
See also synonyms for: parsimoniously / parsimoniousness
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antonyms for parsimonious

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  • generous
  • lavish
  • liberal
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How to use parsimonious in a sentence

Giving people money is “the most direct and parsimonious way to eliminate poverty,” Darrick Hamilton, the director of the institute and one of the authors of the plan, told Vox.
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To the authors of “Proximal Origins,” these similar viruses offered “strong” and “parsimonious” evidence for natural emergence.
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A miser having heard of another still more parsimonious than himself, waited on him to gain instruction.
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There is no good reason why any town in Massachusetts should be negligent or parsimonious in these particulars.
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Worldly fame has been parsimonious of her favor to the memory of those generous companions.
ORATIONSJOHN QUINCY ADAMS
Cadaverous, simply because he was too parsimonious to provide sufficient nourishing food to meet the demands of such a huge body.
THREE LITTLE WOMENGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
They know, I can tell you, and they despise parsimonious people who try to make their old things do forever.
AND SO THEY WERE MARRIEDFLORENCE MORSE KINGSLEY
The public, to some extent, at once consider him who adverts to this topic, as parsimonious or mean.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
Whether the Yankee talked or kept silent, whether he was generous or parsimonious, he was always under suspicion.
THE OLD NORTHWESTFREDERIC AUSTIN OGG
Willie's self-sacrifice was of the parsimonious sort that made acceptance impossible.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
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WORDS RELATED TO PARSIMONIOUS

  • chintzy
  • closefisted
  • illiberal
  • mean
  • mingy
  • miserly
  • narrow
  • parsimonious
  • penny-pinching
  • penurious
  • skimpy
  • skinflint
  • tight
  • tight-fisted
  • ungenerous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.