Niggardness
Niggardness Nig"gard*ness, n. Niggardliness. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

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  • niggardness — nig·gard·ness …   English syllables

  • niggardness — noun extreme stinginess • Syn: ↑meanness, ↑minginess, ↑niggardliness, ↑parsimony, ↑parsimoniousness, ↑tightness, ↑tightfistedness, ↑closeness …   Useful english dictionary

  • minginess — n. an extreme stinginess. Syn: meanness, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, parsimoniousness, tightfistedness. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parsimoniousness — n. 1. The quality of being parsimonious; extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily. Syn: parsimony, thrift, penny pinching. [WordNet 1.5] 2. An extreme stinginess. Syn: meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • closeness — noun 1. a feeling of being intimate and belonging together their closeness grew as the night wore on • Syn: ↑intimacy • Derivationally related forms: ↑close • Hypernyms: ↑belonging • …   Useful english dictionary

  • littleness — noun 1. the property of having a relatively small size • Syn: ↑smallness • Ant: ↑bigness, ↑largeness (for: ↑smallness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑lit …   Useful english dictionary

  • meanness — noun 1. the quality of being deliberately mean (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑beastliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑mean, ↑beastly (for: ↑beastliness) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • minginess — noun extreme stinginess • Syn: ↑meanness, ↑niggardliness, ↑niggardness, ↑parsimony, ↑parsimoniousness, ↑tightness, ↑tightfistedness, ↑closeness …   Useful english dictionary

  • miserliness — noun total lack of generosity with money • Derivationally related forms: ↑miserly • Hypernyms: ↑meanness, ↑minginess, ↑niggardliness, ↑niggardness, ↑parsimony, ↑parsimoniousness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • niggardliness — noun extreme stinginess • Syn: ↑meanness, ↑minginess, ↑niggardness, ↑parsimony, ↑parsimoniousness, ↑tightness, ↑tightfistedness, ↑closeness …   Useful english dictionary

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