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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Pared almost to the point of stinginess, her sentences never waste a phrase or even a word." RON CHARLES
"I think the goalkeeper has had an exceptional season so far," said the Ulsterman, praising the stinginess of Belgian shot-stopper Simon Mignolet.
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.
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.
We began with talk about the stinginess of Dasha's recent ex.
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.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov will take a commercial flight to Brazil for Dilma Rousseff's inauguration because of the "stinginess" of Finance Minister Djankov.
Another clear measure of integrators' success is their stinginess in selling space on their aircraft to outside forwarders.
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."
Some cry: 'A bridge too far!' or 'A tenner a nob's too much!' Perhaps a stinginess, or prejudice Anti Avellanarius Mus maybe?