penuriousness

[ puh-noor-ee-uhs, -nyoor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF penuriousness
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The thrift of New England did often shrivel into penuriousness.

It seemed that they were dissatisfied with the penuriousness of the government.

He was recklessly generous on occasion, in defiance of habits of penuriousness.

Therefore they were all the more embittered at the penuriousness they showed in the food, and many other matters.

"I could put my overcoat in one seat," Forbes groaned, at this added irony in his loneliness and penuriousness.

Real economy means good management, and is quite apart from penuriousness.

In the centre of this lone and wretched spot, dwelt the miserable Dancer and his sister, alike in their habits and penuriousness.

The penuriousness of this singular man seemed, however, to have for its object the indulgence of a systematic benevolence.

There are other persons who, though they cannot in all cases be censured for penuriousness, have imbibed a very pernicious error.

We do not of course advise the penuriousness of the miser, but the Negro is in little danger on that score.

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