Definition of Stinginesses

1. stinginess [n] - See also: stinginess



Lexicographical Neighbors of Stinginesses

sting operation
stingaree
stingaree-bush
stingarees
stingbull
stinged
stinger
stingerless
stingers
stingfish
stingfishes
stingier
stingiest
stingily
stinginess
stinginesses
stinging
stinging hair
stinging nettle
stingingly
stingings
stingless
stingo
stingos
stingray
stingrays
stings
stingy
stink
stink-bomb

Literary usage of Stinginesses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1872)
"... and a good many got copiously into debt ; faces were laboriously and pictorially prepared for the day's work ; the stinginesses of nature were more than ..."

2. Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England by Cotton Mather (1855)
"... yet those little stinginesses took not away the interests which he had in their hearts ; they "knowing him to be a just man, and an holy, observed him. ..."

3. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1873)
"... prepared for the day's work : the stinginesses of nature were more than ever compensated by various devices adapted to various parts of the body—before, ..."

4. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1873)
"... prepared for the day's work : the stinginesses of nature were more than ever compensated by various devices adapted to various parts of the body—before, ..."

5. Newfoundland in 1897: Being Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee Year and the by Moses Harvey (1897)
"His stinginesses made more flagrant by the fact that in the patent he granted to the Cabots he stipulated that the enterprise should be carried out " upon ..."

6. Foes in Law by Rhoda Broughton (1900)
"... it may be of nothing worse than that he can't keep awake while she is reading aloud to him, or that she has some pet stinginesses with which he has no ..."

7. Foes in Law by Rhoda Broughton (1900)
"... it may be of nothing worse than that he can't keep awake while she is reading aloud to him, or that she has some pet stinginesses with which he has no ..."

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