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Noun: parsimoniousness  ,paa(r)-su'mow-nee-us-nus
  1. Extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
    - parsimony, thrift, penny-pinching
     
  2. Extreme stinginess
    - meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimony, tightness, tightfistedness, closeness

Type of: frugality, frugalness, stinginess

Encyclopedia: Parsimoniousness