[ pahr-suh-moh-nee-uhs ]
/ ˌpɑr səˈmoʊ ni əs /
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characterized by or showing parsimony; frugal or stingy.
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Origin of parsimonious
First recorded in1590–1600; parsimon(y) + -ious
synonym study for parsimonious
OTHER WORDS FROM parsimoniouspar·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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