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niggardliness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of niggardliness

  1. the quality or practice of being overly sparing with money <remembered for her legendary niggardliness, financier Hetty Green lived the life of a pauper but died with a net worth of over $100 million> Synonyms cheapness, cheeseparing, closeness, miserliness, parsimony, 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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