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Meaning of NIGGARDLINESS

Pronunciation:  n'igurdleenus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  extreme stinginess
 

NIGGARDLINESS is a 13 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: closeness, meanness, minginess, niggardness, parsimoniousness, parsimony, tightfistedness, tightness
 
 See Also: miserliness, pettiness, stinginess

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nig"gard*li*ness\, n.
The quality or state of being niggard; meanness in giving or
spending; parsimony; stinginess.

      Niggardliness is not good husbandry.     --Addison.

 

 

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