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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: parsimony (0.01088 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to parsimony.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: parsimony parsimony n 1: extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily [syn: parsimoniousness, thrift, penny-pinching] 2: extreme stinginess [syn: meanness, minginess, niggardliness, niggardness, parsimoniousness, tightness, tightfistedness, closeness]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Parsimony Parsimony \Par"si*mo*ny\, n. [L. parsimonia, parcimonia; cf. parcere to spare, parsus sparing: cf. F. parcimonie.] Closeness or sparingness in the expenditure of money; -- generally in a bad sense; excessive frugality; niggardliness. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Awful parsimony presided generally at the table. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] Syn: Economy; frugality; illiberality; covetousness; closeness; stinginess. See Economy. [1913 Webster]

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