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synonyms for thriftiness

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

antonyms for thriftiness

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

Carlyle was a constant traveller by 'bus, which economy, it may be, agreed well with his Scotch thriftiness.
HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN LONDONMRS. E. T. COOK.
It must be admitted that simplicity is not meanness, nor thriftiness a fault.
THE HINDOOS AS THEY ARESHIB CHUNDER BOSE
It was in her mind to openly denounce the woman for her heartlessness, but her natural thriftiness interposed.
THE DAUGHTER OF ANDERSON CROWGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
No one can visit the environs of Murcia without being impressed by the extraordinary industry and thriftiness of its people.
SOUTHERN SPAINA.F. CALVERT
Newman took an interest in French thriftiness and conceived a lively admiration for Parisian economies.
THE AMERICANHENRY JAMES
France has one element of stability, one characteristic inducive of thriftiness, that most other countries of Europe lack.
UP TO DATE BUSINESSVARIOUS
Unthrifty, un-thrif′ti, adj. not thrifty: without thriftiness.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
In order to keep them steadfast in their thriftiness they are asked to bring their savings to their landlord every ten days.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF JAPANJ.W. ROBERTSON SCOTT
It is a more necessary thriftiness to be sparing and saving of your time, than of your money.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
He did, in the thriftiness of his soul, attempt to sell his orders in the crowd at the theatre door.
REGINALD CRUDENTALBOT BAINES REED
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WORDS RELATED TO THRIFTINESS

  • austerity
  • carefulness
  • frugality
  • parsimony
  • providence
  • prudence
  • saving
  • stinginess
  • thriftiness
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