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PARSIMONIOUS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does parsimonious mean? 

PARSIMONIOUS (adjective)
  The adjective PARSIMONIOUS has 1 sense:

1. excessively unwilling to spend

  Familiarity information: PARSIMONIOUS used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PARSIMONIOUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Excessively unwilling to spend

Synonyms:

parsimonious; penurious

Context examples:

parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses / lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence

Similar:

stingy; ungenerous (unwilling to spend)


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