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penuriousness

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1 the quality or practice of being overly sparing with money
  • He daily practiced such penuriousness that few would have guessed that he was one of the state's wealthiest residents.
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2 the state of lacking sufficient money or material possessions
  • The abject penuriousness of so many of the city's inhabitants should be a cause for concern.
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