Dictionary    Maps    Thesaurus    Translate    Advanced >   


Tip: Click a synonym from the results below to see its synonyms.

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
abnegation, austerity, austerity program, canniness, care, carefulness, chariness, cheeseparing, constraint, denial, economic planning, economicalness, economy, economy of assumption, economy of means, elegance, false economy, forbearance, forehandedness, frugalness, golden mean, good management, husbandry, law of parsimony, management, moderateness, moderation, nothing in excess, parsimoniousness, parsimony, pinching, providence, prudence, prudential administration, renouncement, renunciation, restraint, scrimping, self-control, self-denial, self-discipline, self-mastery, self-restraint, skimping, soberness, sobriety, sophrosyne, sparingness, stinting, temperance, temperateness, thrift, thriftiness, tight purse strings, unwastefulness
Dictionary Results for frugality:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
frugality
    n 1: prudence in avoiding waste [syn: frugality, frugalness]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Frugality \Fru*gal"i*ty\, n.; pl. Frugalities. [L. frugalitas:
   cf. F. frugalit['e].]
   1. The quality of being frugal; prudent economy; that careful
      management of anything valuable which expends nothing
      unnecessarily, and applies what is used to a profitable
      purpose; thrift; --- opposed to extravagance.
      [1913 Webster]

            Frugality is founded on the principle that all
            riches have
            limits.                               --Burke.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. A sparing use; sparingness; as, frugality of praise.

   Syn: Economy; parsimony. See Economy.
        [1913 Webster]

Common Misspellings >
Most Popular Searches: Define Misanthrope, Define Pulchritudinous, Define Happy, Define Veracity, Define Cornucopia, Define Almuerzo, Define Atresic, Define URL, Definitions Of Words, Definition Of Get Up, Definition Of Quid Pro Quo, Definition Of Irreconcilable Differences, Definition Of Word, Synonyms of Repetitive, Synonym Dictionary, Synonym Antonyms. See our main index and map index for more details.

©2011-2023 ZebraWords.com - Define Yourself - The Search for Meanings and Meaning Means I Mean. All content subject to terms and conditions as set out here. Contact Us, peruse our Privacy Policy