Synonyms and Antonyms of miserliness
the quality or practice of being overly sparing with money <some kids like to grouse about the miserliness of their parents as far as allowances are concerned> <the company's misguided miserliness is the reason we're still using these inefficient, outdated computers> Synonyms cheapness, cheeseparing, closeness, parsimony, niggardliness, penny-pinching, penuriousness, pinching, stinginess, tightfistedness, tightnessRelated Words conserving, economizing, economy, frugality, husbandry, providence, scrimping, skimping, thrift; conservation, saving; husbanding, managingNear Antonyms bountifulness, bounty, generosity, largesse (also largess), liberality, openhandedness, openheartedness, philanthropy, unselfishness; extravagance, lavishness; dissipation, improvidence, prodigality, squandering, wastefulness
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