PARSIMONY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PARSIMONY
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parsimony
 n.  extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
Example Sentence:
1  Because her father wouldn't let her buy a new iPhone, Annie accused him of parsimony.
2  At no point in their history had the Dreevers been what one might call a parsimonious family.
3  As Apple embraces streaming, the worry for artists is that comparatively lucrative download sales will make way for parsimonious streaming payouts.
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 Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI