niggardliness niggardliness  /ˈnɪɡərdli nəs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) extreme stinginess

Usage(s):

  1. Britons got a chuckle when Critic Hannen Swaffer pointed out Baedeker's niggardliness with asterisks for things British.
  2. He had made some local political capital of the Columbia River flood by accusing Republicans of niggardliness toward the West.
  3. Greed and mismanagement as well as nature's niggardliness have contributed to Algeria's poverty.
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