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Niggardliness  n.  The quality or state of being niggard; meanness in giving or spending; parsimony; stinginess. "Niggardliness is not good husbandry."

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Niggardliness" Quotes from Famous Books

... environment of continual hatred and quarrels and nursed with the tears and complaints of her mother at her father's brutality, she naturally disliked him and feared his scorn. This developed in her secretiveness and resentment. She rebelled against his despotism and niggardliness. ...
— The Comedienne • Wladyslaw Reymont

... Old Brull, who through niggardliness and prudence had placed his son on "half rations," as he put it, sent the boy just money enough to keep him going; but dupe, in turn, of the wiles he had formerly practiced on the rustics of Alcira, he was compelled to make frequent trips to Valencia, ...
— The Torrent - Entre Naranjos • Vicente Blasco Ibanez

Words linked to "Niggardliness" :   niggardness, minginess, miserliness, niggardly, littleness, smallness, tightfistedness

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