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stinginess

[ stin-jee-nis ]
/ ˈstɪn dʒi nɪs /
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noun
the state or condition of being reluctant to give or spend; miserliness:The governor’s stinginess with public money, and his hard line on welfare spending, were two of the factors that led most liberals to back his opponent in the next election.As one might expect, Mother Nature's stinginess with water has done a number on agricultural production in the region.
the state of being meager or barely sufficient in amount:Because of the stinginess of the aid payments, researchers found that welfare mothers still need to find other sources of income.
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