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Definition of "tightfistedness" [tightfistedness]

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

Use "tightfistedness" in a sentence
  • "If there is a silver lining to be drawn from these twin failures, it is this - the Senate was evenhanded in its tightfistedness."
  • "But in anticipation of tightfistedness among electronics consumers, retailers are already cutting prices sharply, as many analysts have been predicting since early in the fall."
  • "That way they might come to understand the need for a return to the Scottish virtues of prudence and, dare one say it, tightfistedness which virtues are espoused by classical conservative policy."