Stinginess

  • 1 Stinginess — Stin gi*ness, n. The quality or state of being stingy. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 stinginess — index austerity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 stinginess — stingy ► ADJECTIVE (stingier, stingiest) informal ▪ mean; ungenerous. DERIVATIVES stingily adverb stinginess noun. ORIGIN perhaps a dialect variant of STING(Cf. ↑stinger) …

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  • 4 stinginess — noun see stingy …

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  • 5 Stinginess — …

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  • 6 stinginess — See stingily. * * * …

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  • 7 stinginess — noun A lack of generosity. See Also: stingy, parsimony …

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  • 8 stinginess — sting·i·ness || stɪndʒɪnɪs n. quality of being stingy, lack of generosity, parsimoniousness, miserliness …

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  • 9 stinginess — stin·gi·ness …

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  • 10 stinginess — noun a lack of generosity; a general unwillingness to part with money • Ant: ↑generosity • Derivationally related forms: ↑stingy • Hypernyms: ↑trait • Hyponyms: ↑meanness …

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  • 11 a moth in your wallet —    stinginess    The Tineola bisselliella doesn t normally go for leather, although it favours an undisturbed site for its eggs:     Symington would pick up the tab... there were no moths in his wallet. (Sanders, 1983) …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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  • 13 stingy — stingy1 stingily, adv. stinginess, n. /stin jee/, adj., stingier, stingiest. 1. reluctant to give or spend; not generous; niggardly; penurious: He s a stingy old miser. 2. scanty or meager: a stingy little income. [1650 60; perh. deriv. of STING; …

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  • 14 stingy — adjective (stingier; est) Etymology: perhaps from English dialect *stinge, noun, sting; akin to Old English stingan to sting Date: 1659 1. not generous or liberal ; sparing or scant in using, giving, or spending < stingy with the salt > < stingy… …

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  • 15 Laihia — ( Laihela in Swedish) is a municipality of Finland, founded in 1576 through a separation from Isokyrö and Korsholm.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is a part of the Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of… …

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  • 16 Louisiana State Penitentiary — For similarly named locales, see Angola (disambiguation). Angola   Unincorporated community   Louisiana State Penitentiary …

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  • 17 economy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Avoidance of waste Nouns 1. economy, thriftiness, frugality, thrift, austerity, care, husbandry, housekeeping, ménage, good housewifery, good management or administration, retrenchment, cutback, rollback …

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  • 18 parsimony — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Excessive frugality Nouns 1. parsimony, parsimoniousness, stinginess, miserliness; illiberality, avarice, greed (see desire). See selfishness, economy. 2. miser, niggard, churl, skinflint, scrimp,… …

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  • 19 κιμβεία — κιμβείᾱ , κιμβεία stinginess fem nom/voc/acc dual κιμβείᾱ , κιμβεία stinginess fem nom/voc sg (attic doric aeolic) …

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  • 20 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 • …

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