Savingness Sav"ing*ness, n. 1. The quality of being saving; carefulness not to expend money uselessly; frugality; parsimony. --Mrs. H. H. Jackson. [1913 Webster]

2. Tendency to promote salvation. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Economy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Economy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 economy economy frugality Sgm: N 1 thrift thrift thriftiness Sgm: N 1 care care husbandry good housewifery savingness retrenchment GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

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