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parsimony

noun

Definition of PARSIMONY

1
the quality or practice of being overly sparing with money <her parsimony was so extreme that she'd walk five miles to the store to save a few cents on gas>
2
careful management of material resources <people often think that the good times will last forever and have little interest in parsimony>

March 05, 2015
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