Thesaurus / parsimony

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The precision of the pointer aim gave the game a methodical pace that quietly favored parsimony and careful deployment of just as many Pikmin were necessary to get the job done and no more.

In spite of a decided tendency to parsimony, vanity required that they should receive one evening in the week.

I had always been lavish of my means, for whatever faults I may have preserved, avarice and parsimony were not of their number.

ClemenceRetta Babcock

He has the crime of prodigality, and the wretchedness of parsimony.

Life of JohnsonJames Boswell

I would however draw your attention to what is called the rule of "Parsimony in Thought" which is in vogue among men of Science.

Notes on IslamAhmed Hussain

It is not parsimony or unwillingness to give, but a disposition to save.

UsuryCalvin Elliott

It does not seem to have been parsimony on their side that kept him in such straitened circumstances.

Some entire cities, taught by custom, delight in parsimony, as I said but just now of the Lacedmonians.

Cicero's Tusculan DisputationsMarcus Tullius Cicero

In this we see carefulness and indifference to comfort and luxury turning to parsimony and meanness.

Ancient RomeMary Agnes Hamilton

There is nothing which hampers you more than parsimony in the use of things needful to your painting.

The Painter in OilDaniel Burleigh Parkhurst

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