The word parsimony

means stinginess. Some of the interesting informal synonyms for the word are found to be – penny pinching, mingy, measly.

Here are some usages for the word parsimony.

  1. The sudden fall in the economy has resulted in parsimony on everyone’s part to spend.

  2. Parsimony is a family trait.

Most of us hardly use this word and therefore it might be a little difficult to practice often, but that should not stop one from learning a new word everyday.

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