sparingness

  • 1 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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  • 2 sparingness — See sparingly. * * * …

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

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  • 4 sparingness — spar·ing·ness …

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

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  • 6 Aristida dichotoma — 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 …

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  • 7 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}, {Domain},… …

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  • 8 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 …

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  • 9 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… …

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  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 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},… …

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  • 12 Parsimony — Par si*mo*ny, n. [L. parsimonia, parcimonia; cf. parcere to spare, parsus sparing: cf. F. parcimonie.] Closeness or sparingness in the expenditure of money; generally in a bad sense; excessive frugality; niggardliness. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Awful …

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  • 13 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. Swathed …

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  • 14 Poverty grass — 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 …

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  • 15 To do 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},… …

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  • 16 Sylt — Infobox Islands name = Sylt image caption = Satellite map image size = locator map custom = no native name = Söl, Sild native name link = nickname = location = Wadden Sea coordinates = coord|54|43|N|8|30|E|region:DE type:isle archipelago = North… …

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  • 17 sparing — sparingly, adv. sparingness, n. /spair ing/, adj. 1. economical (often fol. by in or of). 2. lenient or merciful. 3. scanty; limited. [1325 75; ME; see SPARE, ING2] Syn. 1. frugal, saving, penurious. 3. meager, sparse. * * * …

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  • 18 frugality — noun /fɹuːˈɡæləti/ a) The quality of being frugal; prudent economy; thrift. b) A sparing use; sparingness. Syn: parsimony, thriftiness, ch …

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  • 19 frugality — I noun abstention, abstinence, austerity, carefulness, chariness, economizing, economy, frugalness, moderation, parsimoniousness, parsimony, plain living, prudence, retrenchment, scrimping, skimping, sparingness, temperance, thrift, thriftiness,… …

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  • 20 austerity — Synonyms and related words: Albigensianism, Catharism, Franciscanism, Lenten fare, Sabbatarianism, Spartan simplicity, Spartanism, Trappism, Waldensianism, Yoga, abstinence, anchoritic monasticism, anchoritism, asceticism, astringency, austerity… …

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