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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR THRIFTINESS

And who could deny, knowing the thriftiness of the Italian race, that it is economical?

But they took from it all they could in thriftiness and saving.

It must be admitted that simplicity is not meanness, nor thriftiness a fault.

And my thriftiness denied my tears the soiling of the blouse.

The extravagance of the United States is often contrasted unfavorably with the thriftiness of Europe.

This pioneer ideal of thriftiness persisted among the Iowans for more than a generation.

Thriftiness comes in, and she was given a pair of sheets to cover up her gowns with.

At such times we become very solicitous of the thriftiness of our men.

Thriftiness for works of charity is a great and necessary duty, though covetous thriftiness for the love of riches be a great sin.

Not to spend more than twenty thousand francs in three months was the quintessence of thriftiness.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from thrift + -y (2). Related: Thriftily; thriftiness.

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