Definition of Penuriousness

1. Noun. A state of lacking money.

Exact synonyms: Impecuniousness, Pennilessness
Generic synonyms: Impoverishment, Poorness, Poverty
Derivative terms: Impecunious, Penniless, Penurious



2. Noun. A disposition to be niggardly with money.
Generic synonyms: Stinginess
Derivative terms: Penurious

Definition of Penuriousness

1. Noun. The quality of being penurious. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Penuriousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penuriousness

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penuriousness (current term)
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peon
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peones
peonies

Literary usage of Penuriousness

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1. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"When the The queen's Armada was actually entering the penuriousness Channel she deemed it sound economy to let her sailors get sick with sour ale rather ..."

2. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1869)
"Idle tales soon went the rounds concerning the penuriousness of the new Governor-General. He would go into a shop and was too dear. ..."

3. English Actors from Shakespeare to Macready by Henry Barton Baker (1879)
"Joseph Munden—His Wonderful Faces—His Early Shifts and Poverty—His penuriousness—Dowton—John Emery—His Great Acting as Tyke—Two Rustics—John Liston—Lack of ..."

4. Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury by Walter Farquhar Hook (1872)
"Accused to Cecil both of extravagance and penuriousness.— Sir John Parker's description of the revenues of the sea.—Cheque Roll. ..."

5. Public School Methods (1921)
"Thrift and penuriousness. The thrifty man is one who saves his money, prevents waste in his business, lives economically, husbands his resources and uses ..."

6. The Channel Islands: Jersey, Guernsey, Aldernay, &c. (the Results of a Two by Henry David Inglis (1834)
"The condition of the country people ; their character; independence ; penuriousness ; industry ; saving habits ; facts and illustrations; the " quid pro quo ..."

7. The Home and Foreign Review (1863)
"On the whole, these papers throw an unfavourable light on the penuriousness and the perfidy of the first of the Tudors. 81. The Anecdota Adriani Sexti, ..."

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