HyperDic: parsimony

English > 2 senses of the word parsimony:
NOUNattributeparsimony, parsimoniousness, thrift, penny-pinchingextreme / extreme care in spending money
attributeparsimony, meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closenessextreme / extreme stinginess
parsimony > pronunciation
Soundspaa'rsahmow.niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > parsimony: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningextreme / extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily.
Synonymsparsimoniousness, thrift, penny-pinching
Broaderfrugality, frugalnessprudence in avoiding waste
Spanishparquedad, parsimonia
Catalangarreperia, parsimònia
Adjectivesparsimoniousexcessively unwilling to spend
English > parsimony: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningextreme / extreme stinginess.
Synonymsmeanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closeness
NarrowermiserlinessTotal lack of generosity / generosity with money
pettiness, littleness, smallnesslack of generosity / generosity in trifling matters
BroaderstinginessA lack of generosity / generosity
Spanishmezquindad
Catalanmesquinesa
Adjectivesparsimoniousexcessively unwilling to spend

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