adjective, stin·gi·er, stin·gi·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stingystin·gi·ly, adverbstin·gi·ness, noun
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As Steven Vogel, the late biomechanics researcher at Duke University, once wrote, such robots are more in line with the natural world, where stiff materials are doled out “with a stingy hand.”Why ‘soft robots’ have NASA, doctors, and tech whizzes so excited|jakemeth|January 1, 2021|Fortune
In fact, the Dolphins defense has been stingier on points allowed this year than every other team but the Pittsburgh Steelers.The Dolphins Are Making A Name For Themselves With Their No-Name Defense|Ty Schalter|December 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
If the people who receive empathy and compassion are left better off, and if the people who dispense it are also left better off, I can’t see any reason to be stingy with it.
At a conference last week, Jack Ma, Alibaba’s founder and Asia’s richest man, spoke out against the incumbent banking system, comparing its institutions to stingy pawnshops.Why regulators sidelined Ant Financial’s record-setting IPO|rhhackettfortune|November 3, 2020|Fortune
For her part, Pelosi criticized the GOP’s proposals as too stingy, contending that the administration is focused on protecting tax breaks for the wealthy instead of help for families and children in need.House Democrats pass $2.2 trillion stimulus bill over GOP opposition; bipartisan talks continue|Erica Werner, Jeff Stein|October 2, 2020|Washington Post
Finally, a kind of self-reinforcing stinginess perhaps best explains the lack of Medals of Honor.
Players can use the “Jewish stinginess” card to force competitors to hand over resources.
Republican stinginess—relative stinginess, as all the proposals will cost massive amounts—could yield political dividends.
Superlatives and all words denoting comparison should be used with stinginess.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
What Chopin says here and elsewhere about Duport's stinginess tallies with the contemporary newspaper accounts.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
But the diligence and liberality of the authorities were not to be outdone by the skulking stinginess of Negro-smugglers.History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1|George W. Williams
The Democratic administration was economical even to stinginess.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama|Walter L. Fleming
He knew the Howes family by reputation, and the reputation was that of general sharpness in trade and stinginess in money matters.Cy Whittaker's Place|Joseph C. Lincoln