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Synonyms for frugality
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Wiktionary

  1. frugalitynoun

    Synonyms:
    parsimony, thriftiness

  2. frugalitynoun

    The quality of being frugal; prudent economy; thrift.

    Synonyms:
    thriftiness, parsimony

  3. frugalitynoun

    A sparing use; sparingness.

    Synonyms:
    thriftiness, parsimony

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. frugality

    Economy is a wise and careful administration of the means at one's disposal; frugality is a withholding of expenditure, or sparing of supplies or provision, to a noticeable and often to a painful degree; parsimony is excessive and unreasonable saving for the sake of saving. Frugality exalted into a virtue to be practised for its own sake, instead of as a means to an end, becomes the vice of parsimony. Miserliness is the denying oneself and others the ordinary comforts or even necessaries of life, for the mere sake of hoarding money. Prudence and providence look far ahead, and sacrifice the present to the future, saving as much as may be necessary for that end. (See PRUDENCE.) Thrift seeks not merely to save, but to earn. Economy manages, frugality saves, providence plans, thrift at once earns and saves, with a view to wholesome and profitable expenditure at a fitting time. See ABSTINENCE.

    Synonyms:
    economy, miserliness, parsimoniousness, parsimony, providence, prudence, saving, scrimping, sparing, thrift

    Antonyms:
    abundance, affluence, bounty, extravagance, liberality, luxury, opulence, riches, waste, wealth

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frugality, frugalnessnoun

    prudence in avoiding waste

    Synonyms:
    frugalness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. frugalitynoun

    Synonyms:
    economy, thrift, thriftiness, good husbandry

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. frugalitynoun

    Synonyms:
    economy, parsimony, thriftiness, thrift

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "frugality":

    thrift, austerity

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How to use frugality in a sentence?

  1. Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu:

    I have three treasures. Guard and keep them:The first is deep love,The second is frugality,And the third is not to dare to be ahead of the world.Because of deep love, one is courageous.Because of frugality, one is generous.Because of not daring to be ahead of the world, one becomes the leader of the world.

  2. The Hitopadesa:

    Frugality should ever be practised, but not excessive parsimony.

  3. Amy Dacyczyn:

    Frugality without creativity is deprivation.

  4. Patrick Henry:

    Bad men cannot make good citizens. It is impossible that a nation of infidels or idolaters should be a nation of freemen. It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience, is incompatible with freedom. No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue; and by a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles.

  5. Oliver Goldsmith:

    If frugality were established in the state, and if our expenses were laid out to meet needs rather than superfluities of life, there might be fewer wants, and even fewer pleasures, but infinitely more happiness.


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