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Definition of "miserliness" [miserliness]

  • The property of being miserly. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "miserliness" in a sentence
  • "Thus, miserliness is more than the English word stinginess."
  • "Seattle Post-Intelligencer article reported that, due to the "miserliness" of Clark County, defense lawyers handling three out of five of Clark County's death-penalty cases had been either disbarred or arrested."
  • "It appropriates poverty funds with miserliness and grudging reluctance."