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parsimonious

[ pahr-suh-moh-nee-uhs ]
/ ˌpɑr səˈmoʊ ni əs /
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Definition of parsimonious

adjective
characterized by or showing parsimony; frugal or stingy.
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Origin of parsimonious

First recorded in 1590–1600; parsimon(y) + -ious

synonym study for parsimonious

See stingy1.

OTHER WORDS FROM parsimonious

par·si·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverbpar·si·mo·ni·ous·ness, nounun·par·si·mo·ni·ous, adjectiveun·par·si·mo·ni·ous·ly, adverb
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