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parsimony

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1 the quality or practice of being overly sparing with money
  • his parsimony was so extreme that he'd walk five miles to the store to save a few cents on gas

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2 careful management of material resources
  • people often think that the good times will last forever and have little interest in parsimony

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The first known use of parsimony was in the 15th century

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“Parsimony.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/parsimony. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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