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FRUGALITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does frugality mean? 

FRUGALITY (noun)
  The noun FRUGALITY has 1 sense:

1. prudence in avoiding waste

  Familiarity information: FRUGALITY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FRUGALITY (noun)


Sense 1frugality [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Prudence in avoiding waste

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

frugality; frugalness

Hypernyms ("frugality" is a kind of...):

prudence (discretion in practical affairs)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "frugality"):

parsimoniousness; parsimony; penny-pinching; thrift (extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily)

economy; thriftiness (frugality in the expenditure of money or resources)


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