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Definition of "stinginess" [stin•gi•ness]

  • A lack of generosity. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "stinginess" in a sentence
  • "Yet Congress's stinginess is being compounded by the administration's recent decision to reject a request from New York and several other states to increase food stamp outlays to the poor as fuel bills mount."
  • ""The last degree of stinginess is not to disturb the mildew," is a neat axiom; and "The plantain does not bear fruit twice," tells that the Malays have an inkling that "There is a tide in the affairs of men," etc."
  • "Thus, miserliness is more than the English word stinginess."