penuriousness

  • 1penuriousness — noun The quality of being penurious. In Dickens A Christmas Carol, the character Ebenezer Scrooge is renowned for his penuriousness. Syn: cheapness, frugality, miserliness, thriftiness …

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  • 2Penuriousness — Penurious Pe*nu ri*ous, a. [From {Penury}.] 1. Excessively sparing in the use of money; sordid; stingy; miserly. A penurious niggard of his wealth. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Not bountiful or liberal; scanty. [1913 Webster] Here creeps along a… …

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  • 3penuriousness — noun see penurious …

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  • 4penuriousness — See penuriously. * * * …

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  • 5penuriousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being extremely poor: beggary, destitution, impecuniosity, impecuniousness, impoverishment, indigence, need, neediness, pennilessness, penury, poverty, privation, want. See RICH …

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  • 6penuriousness — pɪ nÊŠrɪəsnɪs / njÊŠr n. stinginess, miserliness; poverty, indigence …

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  • 7penuriousness — pe·nu·ri·ous·ness …

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  • 8penuriousness — noun 1. a state of lacking money • Syn: ↑impecuniousness, ↑pennilessness • Derivationally related forms: ↑penurious, ↑penniless (for: ↑pennilessness), ↑impecunious …

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  • 9impecuniousness — noun a state of lacking money • Syn: ↑pennilessness, ↑penuriousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑penurious (for: ↑penuriousness), ↑penniless (for: ↑ …

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  • 10pennilessness — noun a state of lacking money • Syn: ↑impecuniousness, ↑penuriousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑penurious (for: ↑penuriousness), ↑penniless, ↑impecunious …

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  • 11Chincherie — Chinch er*ie, n. Penuriousness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By cause of his skarsete and chincherie. Caucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12Littleness — Lit tle*ness, n. The state or quality of being little; as, littleness of size, thought, duration, power, etc. [1913 Webster] Syn: Smallness; slightness; inconsiderableness; narrowness; insignificance; meanness; penuriousness. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13Penury — Pen u*ry, n. [L. penuria; cf. Gr. ? hunger, ? poverty, need, ? one who works for his daily bread, a poor man, ? to work for one s daily bread, to be poor: cf. F. p[ e]nurie.] 1. Absence of resources; want; privation; indigence; extreme poverty;… …

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  • 14miserly — adjective Date: 1593 of, relating to, or characteristic of a miser; especially marked by grasping meanness and penuriousness Synonyms: see stingy • miserliness noun …

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  • 15penurious — adjective Date: 1590 1. marked by or suffering from penury 2. given to or marked by extreme stinting frugality Synonyms: see stingy • penuriously adverb • penuriousness noun …

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  • 16Tatvas — are the 96 qualities or properties of human body according to Akilattirattu Ammanai, the religious book of Ayyavazhi. They are as follows: Gnanendriya 5 The organs of sense #The eye the organ of sight having visible formes as its object. #The ear …

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  • 17The Man of the Crowd — Author Edgar Allan Poe Country United States Language …

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  • 18penurious — penuriously, adv. penuriousness, n. /peuh noor ee euhs, nyoor /, adj. 1. extremely stingy; parsimonious; miserly. 2. extremely poor; destitute; indigent. 3. poorly or inadequately supplied; lacking in means or resources. [1590 1600; < ML&#8230; …

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  • 19Jackson, Shoeless Joe — ▪ American baseball player byname of  Joseph Jefferson Jackson  born July 16, 1888, Greenville, South Carolina, U.S. died December 6, 1951, Greenville  American professional baseball player, by many accounts one of the greatest, who was&#8230; …

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  • 20avarice — Synonyms and related words: acedia, acquisitiveness, anger, avariciousness, avaritia, avidity, avidness, cheapness, closefistedness, closeness, covetousness, craving, cupidity, deadly sin, desire, envy, frenzy of desire, frugality, fury of desire …

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