Sparingness
Sparing Spar"ing, a. Spare; saving; frugal; merciful. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] -- {Spar"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Spar"ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • sparingness — See sparingly. * * * …   Universalium

  • sparingness — noun The property of being sparing. Syn: frugality …   Wiktionary

  • sparingness — spar·ing·ness …   English syllables

  • sparingness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being sparing …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Danthonia spicata — Poverty Pov er*ty (p[o^]v [ e]r*t[y^]), n. [OE. poverte, OF. povert[ e], F. pauvret[ e], fr. L. paupertas, fr. pauper poor. See {Poor}.] 1. The quality or state of being poor or indigent; want or scarcity of means of subsistence; indigence; need …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frugalities — Frugality Fru*gal i*ty, n.; pl. {Frugalities}. [L. frugalitas: cf. F. frugalit[ e].] 1. The quality of being frugal; prudent economy; that careful management of anything valuable which expends nothing unnecessarily, and applies what is used to a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frugality — Fru*gal i*ty, n.; pl. {Frugalities}. [L. frugalitas: cf. F. frugalit[ e].] 1. The quality of being frugal; prudent economy; that careful management of anything valuable which expends nothing unnecessarily, and applies what is used to a profitable …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In one's danger — Danger Dan ger, n. [OE. danger, daunger, power, arrogance, refusal, difficulty, fr. OF. dagier, dongier (with same meaning), F. danger danger, fr. an assumed LL. dominiarium power, authority, from L. dominium power, property. See {Dungeon},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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