Definition of Parsimonious in English :

Define Parsimonious in English

Parsimonious meaning in English

Meaning of Parsimonious in English

Pronunciation of Parsimonious in English

Parsimonious pronunciation in English

Pronounce Parsimonious in English


see synonyms of parsimonious


1. parsimonious, penurious

excessively unwilling to spend

Example Sentences:
'parsimonious thrift relieved by few generous impulses'
'lived in a most penurious manner--denying himself every indulgence'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of parsimonious
characterized by parsimony; miserly; close

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see synonyms of parsimonious
1. Excessively sparing or frugal.
2. Accounting for observed data with a relatively simple explanation: The physicist argued that her new theory was more parsimonious than the standard model.

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