Stinginess


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Stinginess

See also Greed, Miserliness.
Stoicism (See LONGSUFFERING.)
Benny, Jack (1894–1974)
the king of penny pinchers. [Radio: “The Jack Benny Program” in Buxton, 122–123; TV: Terrace, 402]
Carey, William
Philip’s penny-pinching, smugly religious uncle. [Br. Lit.: Magill I, 670–672]
Euclio
parsimonious and distrustful man hoards gold treasure. [Rom. Lit.: The Pot of Gold]
Pitt, Crawley
inherits, marries, and hoards money. [Br. Lit.: Vanity Fair]
Sieppe, Trina
begrudged every penny she spent. [Am. Lit.: Mc Teague]
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People often don't like others to know how much money they have but I believe that stinginess truly is the halitosis of the soul
time once told me that her main recollection was the stinginess of the Dutch.
Such pervasive stinginess was not equal across all publishing platforms, however.
Abdullah, a civil service employee, said that not making new clothes did not mean stinginess.
Husb calls me Last-Of-The-Big-Spenders; more environmentally-aware friends tut at our patchy recycling, so to be accused of stinginess or economy over Sellotape was hilarious.
And we know Liverpool's wellchronicled troubles in front of goal allied to the stinginess of their back four.
But several people I know who were born and bred in the south have remarked not on Yorkshire folk's stinginess but on their generosity - if not directly in cash, in time and kindliness.
As the Globe writes, "Most distressing to [Eisenhower] was that Kennedy had gone into factory towns and proclaimed that Eisenhower's stinginess on defense had cost American jobs.
Perhaps a stinginess, or prejudice Anti Avellanarius Mus maybe?
19 /PRNewswire/ -- It's common wisdom that we guard our money in times of economic stress - but does stinginess of the pocketbook affect generosity of the heart?
Refusal to spend money on luxury items, alleged stinginess, lack of mutual understanding and unwillingness to obey the partner were some of the reasons cited for the break-up by couples last year.
His seemingly mediocre record is mitigated by the notorious stinginess of the ballclub.