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synonyms for penuriousness

  • abjection
  • aridity
  • bankruptcy
  • barrenness
  • beggary
  • dearth
  • debt
  • deficiency
  • deficit
  • depletion
  • destitution
  • difficulty
  • distress
  • emptiness
  • exiguity
  • famine
  • hardship
  • impecuniousness
  • impoverishment
  • inadequacy
  • indigence
  • insolvency
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • meagerness
  • necessity
  • need
  • neediness
  • pass
  • paucity
  • pauperism
  • pennilessness
  • penury
  • pinch
  • poorness
  • privation
  • reduction
  • scarcity
  • shortage
  • starvation
  • underdevelopment
  • vacancy
  • want
  • impecuniosity
  • necessitousness
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antonyms for penuriousness

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  • abundance
  • adequacy
  • advantage
  • affluence
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • comfort
  • ease
  • enough
  • excess
  • fill
  • lot
  • pleasure
  • plenty
  • profit
  • satisfaction
  • sufficiency
  • surplus
  • wealth
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How to use penuriousness in a sentence

Economy without penuriousness, liberality without prodigality!
PORTRAITS OF CURIOUS CHARACTERS IN LONDON, &C. &C.ANONYMOUS
There are other persons who, though they cannot in all cases be censured for penuriousness, have imbibed a very pernicious error.
FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IIFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
"I could put my overcoat in one seat," Forbes groaned, at this added irony in his loneliness and penuriousness.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
I blushed for this pettiness amid grandeur, and penuriousness surrounded by luxury.
THE MAGIC SKINHONORE DE BALZAC
This is enough to make up for any degree of scientific penuriousness or jealousy.
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CHARLES DARWINCHARLES DARWIN
During this entire season the penuriousness exhibited by Brullof is one of the hardest phases of his character to explain.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE VOL. XV., NO. 85. JANUARY, 1875.VARIOUS
What, however, lent a show of truth to the critics, was the penuriousness which increased more and more in Kamionka.
HANIAHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
Those who judged that with his penuriousness he must have collected a considerable property were mistaken.
HANIAHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
It is altogether different from penuriousness: for it is economy that can always best afford to be generous.
SELF-HELPSAMUEL SMILES
For which reason he referred them to their maternal uncle, a man of known and remarkable penuriousness.
VIKRAM AND THE VAMPIRERICHARD F. BURTON
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WORDS RELATED TO PENURIOUSNESS

  • avidity
  • close-fistedness
  • covetousness
  • cupidity
  • frugality
  • grabbiness
  • greediness
  • miserliness
  • niggardliness
  • parsimony
  • penny-pinching
  • penuriousness
  • rapacity
  • stinginess
  • thrift
  • avarice
  • avariciousness
  • carefulness
  • conservation
  • economy
  • forehandedness
  • good management
  • miserliness
  • moderation
  • niggardliness
  • parsimoniousness
  • parsimony
  • penuriousness
  • providence
  • prudence
  • saving
  • stinginess
  • thrift
  • thriftiness
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