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synonyms for parsimony

  • frugality
  • meanness
  • miserliness
  • niggardliness
  • providence
  • selfishness
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  • generosity
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How to use parsimony in a sentence

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.
‘PIKMIN 3 DELUXE’ LOSES SOME OF ITS ORIGINAL CHARMMICHAEL THOMSENOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He set forth strongly the dangers to which the jealousy and parsimony of the representatives of the people exposed the country.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The parsimony of your spouse, who rather chuses to build Gateways than to buy books, has hitherto deprived you of Hume.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
Though Aristotle wrote in a methodical manner, his writings exhibit great parsimony of language.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
He was always overcareful about money, and in old age this tendency developed into parsimony.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
But we are not to encourage parsimony in education; for parsimony in this department is not true economy.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
His parsimony went to the extreme of meanness; his avarice was insatiable and restless.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
With parsimony a little is sufficient, and without it nothing is sufficient, whereas frugality makes a poor man rich.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
This fellow had, by as severe parsimony as that exercised by Mr. Dancer, contrived to accumulate 500l.
PORTRAITS OF CURIOUS CHARACTERS IN LONDON, &C. &C.ANONYMOUS
He was beloved greatly by the Irish nation, in spite of his asperity, parsimony, and bad temper.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
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WORDS RELATED TO PARSIMONY

  • avidity
  • close-fistedness
  • covetousness
  • cupidity
  • frugality
  • grabbiness
  • greediness
  • miserliness
  • niggardliness
  • parsimony
  • penny-pinching
  • penuriousness
  • rapacity
  • stinginess
  • thrift
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