PARSIMONIOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PARSIMONIOUS
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parsimonious
 a.  excessively unwilling to spend; excessively sparing or frugal
Classic Sentence:
1  Nevertheless, such a phenomenon is rare in Russia, where the tendency is rather to prodigality than to parsimony.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
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Example Sentence:
1  At no point in their history had the Dreevers been what one might call a parsimonious family.
2  As Apple embraces streaming, the worry for artists is that comparatively lucrative download sales will make way for parsimonious streaming payouts.
3  Because her father wouldn't let her buy a new iPhone, Annie accused him of parsimony.