miserliness
noun see miserly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • miserliness — miserly ► ADJECTIVE 1) having the characteristics of a miser. 2) (of a quantity) pitiably small. DERIVATIVES miserliness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • miserliness — See miserly. * * * …   Universalium

  • miserliness — noun The property of being miserly …   Wiktionary

  • miserliness — mi·ser·li·ness || maɪzÉ™lɪnɪs n. cheapness, stinginess …   English contemporary dictionary

  • miserliness — n 1. stinginess, niggardliness, parsimony, penuriousness, churlishness, nearness; meanness, selfishness, tightness, tight fistedness, closefist edness, cheapness, Sl. chintziness; graspingness, avidity, avarice, avariciousness, greed, cupidity,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • miserliness — mi·ser·li·ness …   English syllables

  • miserliness — See: miserly …   English dictionary

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

  • miserly — miserliness, n. /muy zeuhr lee/, adj. of, like, or befitting a miser; penurious; stingy; niggardly. [1585 95; MISER + LY] Syn. cheap, parsimonious. See stingy. Ant. generous. * * * …   Universalium

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