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Definition of "thriftlessness" []

  • Property of being thriftless (noun)

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Use "thriftlessness" in a sentence
  • "Instead, they moralized endlessly on the perils of indolence, time-wasting and thriftlessness."
  • "Thrift and thriftlessness mean the same thing in this town, where I noticed that even Nonconformist chapels, with broken windows, had been left to the rats and birds."
  • "She penetrated the homes of the cottagers, she tasted of their foods, she rated them on uncleanliness, drunkenness, and thriftlessness; she lectured them on cooking."