niggardliness

  • 1 Niggardliness — Nig gard*li*ness (n[i^]g g[ e]rd*l[i^]*n[e^]s), n. The quality or state of being niggard; meanness in giving or spending; parsimony; stinginess. [1913 Webster] Niggardliness is not good husbandry. Addison. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 niggardliness — noun see niggardly …

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  • 3 niggardliness — See niggardly. * * * …

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  • 4 niggardliness — noun The state of being niggardly …

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  • 5 niggardliness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. thrift, frugality, stinginess; see greed …

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  • 6 niggardliness — nɪgÉ™(r)dlɪnɪs n. stinginess; cheapness …

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  • 7 niggardliness — n. Parsimony, stinginess, avarice, meanness, covetousness …

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  • 8 niggardliness — n 1. parsimony, miserliness, penu riousness, meanness, churlishness, nearness; stinginess, tightness, tight fistedness, closefistedness, closeness, closehandedness, cheapness, Sl. chintziness. 2. scrimpiness, shabbiness, grudgingness, begrudg… …

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  • 9 niggardliness — nig·gard·li·ness …

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  • 10 niggardliness — noun extreme stinginess • Syn: ↑meanness, ↑minginess, ↑niggardness, ↑parsimony, ↑parsimoniousness, ↑tightness, ↑tightfistedness, ↑closeness …

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  • 11 niggardly — niggardliness, n. /nig euhrd lee/, adj. 1. reluctant to give or spend; stingy; miserly. 2. meanly or ungenerously small or scanty: a niggardly tip to a waiter. adv. 3. in the manner of a niggard. [1520 30; NIGGARD + LY] Syn. 1. penurious, miserly …

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  • 12 stingy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. penurious, miserly, niggardly, near, tight, close; scanty, meager. See parsimony. Ant., generous. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. parsimonious, niggardly, miserly, penurious, close, closefisted, sordid …

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  • 13 stingy — stingy, close, closefisted, tight, tightfisted, niggardly, parsimonious, penurious, miserly, cheeseparing, penny pinching can mean unwilling or manifesting unwillingness to share one s goods with others or to give to another a part of one s… …

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  • 14 stingy — stingy1 [stin′jē] adj. stingier, stingiest [< * stinge, dial. form of STING] 1. giving or spending grudgingly or only through necessity; mean; miserly 2. less than needed or expected; scanty stingily adv. stinginess n. SYN. STINGY1 …

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  • 15 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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  • 16 meanness — noun 1. the quality of being deliberately mean (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑beastliness • Derivationally related forms: ↑mean, ↑beastly (for: ↑beastliness) • …

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  • 17 minginess — noun extreme stinginess • Syn: ↑meanness, ↑niggardliness, ↑niggardness, ↑parsimony, ↑parsimoniousness, ↑tightness, ↑tightfistedness, ↑closeness …

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  • 18 niggardness — noun extreme stinginess • Syn: ↑meanness, ↑minginess, ↑niggardliness, ↑parsimony, ↑parsimoniousness, ↑tightness, ↑tightfistedness, ↑closeness …

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  • 19 parsimoniousness — noun 1. extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily • Syn: ↑parsimony, ↑thrift, ↑penny pinching • Derivationally related forms: ↑penny pinching (for: ↑penny pinching), ↑ …

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  • 20 tightfistedness — noun extreme stinginess • Syn: ↑meanness, ↑minginess, ↑niggardliness, ↑niggardness, ↑parsimony, ↑parsimoniousness, ↑tightness, ↑closeness …

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