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  • as ineconomy
  • as inthriftiness

synonyms for sparingness

  • recession
  • abridgement
  • austerity
  • care
  • carefulness
  • caution
  • curtailment
  • cutback
  • decrease
  • deduction
  • direction
  • discretion
  • husbandry
  • layoff
  • meanness
  • miserliness
  • moratorium
  • parsimony
  • providence
  • prudence
  • reduction
  • regulation
  • restraint
  • retrenchment
  • rollback
  • shrinkage
  • stinginess
  • supervision
  • thrift
  • thriftiness
  • parcity
  • scrimping
  • skimping

antonyms for sparingness

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  • addition
  • carelessness
  • disregard
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • extravagance
  • imprudence
  • increase
  • indiscretion
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • raise
  • spending
  • thoughtlessness
  • squandering
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How to use sparingness in a sentence

To make up for this defect—if sparingness in words be really a defect—I have written the following pages.
SKETCHES OF CENTRAL ASIA (1868)ARMINIUS VMBRY
Books are cold, jejune, vexatious in their sparingness of information at one time and their impertinent loquacity at another.
ARTHUR MERVYNCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
Habits of modesty and of sparingness might perhaps deprive the world of as much wealth as they would save.
LAURUS NOBILISVERNON LEE
It is not your sin—it is your self-satisfaction that crieth unto heaven; your very sparingness in sin crieth unto heaven!
THUS SPAKE ZARATHUSTRAFRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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