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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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“Penuriousness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/penuriousness. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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