Parcity
Parcity Par"ci*ty, n. [L. parcitas, fr. parcus sparing.] Sparingless. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • parcity — par·ci·ty …   English syllables

  • parcity — ˈpärsəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: Latin parcitas, from parcus sparing, scanty + itas ity : frugality, scantiness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Parsimony — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Parsimony >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 parsimony parsimony parcity| Sgm: N 1 parsimoniousness parsimoniousness stinginess &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 stint stint Sgm: N 1 illiberality illiberality avarice …   English dictionary for students

  • economy — [n] saving, frugality abridgement, austerity, care, carefulness, caution, curtailment, cutback, decrease, deduction, direction, discretion, husbandry, layoff, meanness, miserliness, moratorium, niggardliness, parcity, parsimony, providence,… …   New thesaurus

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