Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being frugal; prudent economy; good husbandry or housewifery.
- n. A prudent and sparing use or appropriation of anything.
- n. Synonyms Thrift, etc. See economy.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. 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
- n. A sparing use; sparingness.
- n. prudence in avoiding waste
“Another bright spot in frugality is the cost of transportation and telephones.”
“The term frugality has been so perverted that it now means 'No, no, no' to everyone, whether it's shoes or lattes or travel," he said.”
“Industry analyst Marshal Cohen attributes higher turnout to what he calls frugality fatigue.”
“The bright side of this kind of frugality is that a home starts to smell like a real home and the kitchens left unused when you were away, will get a real workout.”
“Of course there are also other places one can stay here if frugality is not in their vocabulary!”
“It is a future in which both the working class and middle class shrink as labor unions are destroyed, pensions are decimated, and ordinary people lose their jobs because private corporations ship them overseas and government jobs are eliminated in the name of frugality.”
“The bright side of seemingly silly frugality, is less tension over money.”
“I do think frugality is in-style in the crafting world these days.”
“One bright side of frugality is that people will learn to accept each other for themselves, rather than the shoes they are wearing or the sunglasses they are wearing.”
“Another bright side to frugality is the absolute beauty you can make of everything.”
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