Synonyms for parsimoniously

Grammar : Adv
Spell : pahr-suh-moh-nee-uhs
Phonetic Transcription : ˌpɑr səˈmoʊ ni əs

Définition of parsimoniously

Origin :
  • 1590s, from Latin parsimonia "frugality, thrift" (see parsimony) + -ous. Not originally with the suggestion of stinginess. Related: Parsimoniously; parsimoniousness.
  • As in selfishly : adv egotistically
Example sentences :
  • Many of our denominational colleges are parsimoniously sustained.
  • Extract from : « Colleges in America » by John Marshall Barker
  • The Scottish king was poor, ill-housed, parsimoniously served, meagerly guarded.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 63, No. 389, March 1848 » by Various
  • Inferior coal, parsimoniously stoked, took the water-heater a long time to get going.
  • Extract from : « Paris Vistas » by Helen Davenport Gibbons
  • Did they think that the cross, given hitherto so parsimoniously to civilians, was not meant for the police?
  • Extract from : « The House of the Combrays » by G. le Notre
  • Isolated in its narrow chamber, each grub nibbles the substance around it, peacefully and parsimoniously.
  • Extract from : « A Book of Exposition » by Homer Heath Nugent
  • But the great empires which clutch territory and ignore men, spend prodigally on their armies and parsimoniously on their people.
  • Extract from : « The Revival of Irish Literature » by Charles Gavan Duffy
  • She put a water can on the washstand and parsimoniously measured into it some attar of roses.
  • Extract from : « A Bed of Roses » by W. L. George

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