Definition of frugality in English:


Pronunciation /fro͞oˈɡalədē/ /fruˈɡælədi/

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  • The quality of being economical with money or food; thriftiness.

    ‘he scorned the finer things in life and valued frugality and simplicity’
    • ‘My frugality is still moderate by Scottish standards, though.’
    • ‘His frugality and thrift were particularly notorious.’
    • ‘Departing from his predecessor's frugality, he provided lavish games for the Romans to enjoy, and abolished the sales tax.’
    • ‘Both are at one with a certain instinct of frugality, by which I do not mean meanness.’
    • ‘‘We learned our frugality from my mother,’ he explains.’
    thriftiness, carefulness, scrimping and saving, conservation, good management
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