Definition of Stinginess

1. Noun. A lack of generosity; a general unwillingness to part with money.




Definition of Stinginess

1. n. The quality or state of being stingy.

Definition of Stinginess

1. Noun. A lack of generosity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stinginess

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stinginess

sting like a bee
sting operation
stingaree
stingaree-bush
stingarees
stingbull
stinged
stinger
stingerless
stingers
stingfish
stingfishes
stingier
stingiest
stingily
stinginess (current term)
stinginesses
stinging
stinging hair
stinging nettle
stingingly
stingings
stingless
stingo
stingos
stingray
stingrays
stings
stingy
stink

Literary usage of Stinginess

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

1. My Personal Experiences in Equatorial Africa: As Medical Officer of the Emin by Thomas Heazle Parke (1891)
"... their rifles—Immunity of our men from sunstroke—We experience sharp alternations of temperature— Large herds of cattle—stinginess of the natives—Another ..."

2. Pahlavi Texts by Edward William West (1892)
"... those of which one says in particular there are four species : when stinginess ... when pride benefits stinginess, when stinginess benefits stinginess, ..."

3. Life in the Army, in the Departments of Virginia, and the Gulf: Including by John Chandler Gregg (1868)
"BISHOP, HEILNER, AND CARSON—MISSIONARY COLLECTION—ASTOUNDING stinginess—A FREE GOSPEL—REFLECTIONS —OPPOSITION TO REVIVALS—A ..."

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