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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Parsimonious(0.01098 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Parsimonious.
English → English (WordNet)
adj : excessively unwilling to spend; “parsimonious thrift
relieved by few generous impulses”; “lived in a most
penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence”
English → English (gcide)
Parsimonious \Par`si*mo"ni*ous\, a. [Cf. F. parcimonieux. See
Exhibiting parsimony; sparing in expenditure of money; frugal
to excess; penurious; niggardly; stingy. --
Par`si*mo"ni*ous*ly, adv. -- Par`si*mo"ni*ous*ness, n.
A prodigal king is nearer a tyrant than a parsimonious.
Extraordinary funds for one campaign may spare us the
expense of many years; whereas a long, parsimonious war
will drain us of more men and money. --Addison.
Syn: Covetous; niggardly; miserly; penurious; close; saving;
mean; stingy; frugal. See Avaricious.