Definition of Parsimoniousness

1. Noun. Extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily.




2. Noun. Extreme stinginess.

Definition of Parsimoniousness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being parsimonious. ¹

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Literary usage of Parsimoniousness

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1. The Chinese Classics: Translated Into English, with Preliminary Essays and by James Legge, Confucius, Mencius, Ching Shih (1876)
"THE EXTREME parsimoniousness EVEN OP WEALTHY MEN IN WEI. 1 Thin cloth of dolichos supplies the shoes, In which some have to brave the frost and cold. ..."

2. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"I hope," adds Walpole, in cynical comment upon the well-known parsimoniousness of King George II., "some future Howe or Holinshed will acquaint posterity ..."

3. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1863)
"While in most things he was economical almost to parsimoniousness, in the purchase of law books he was extravagant. His reports gave great credit to the ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1894)
"... but Irish people seem to prefer waste places and neglected corners to prim parsimoniousness. But it must not be supposed that all establishments in ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1864)
"... he lived for some time with a parsimoniousness scarcely prudent ; and, on the other hand, when be thought the Government had not dealt with proper ..."

6. Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry by Albert Pike (1874)
"... and the parsimoniousness of nature is justified by its powerful effect in rousing the dormant faculties, and forcing on mankind the invention of useful ..."

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