penuriousness


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Related to penuriousness: perpetually, miserliness
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Synonyms for penuriousness

Synonyms for penuriousness

a state of lacking money

a disposition to be niggardly with money

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The penuriousness repercussions would certainly be the worst one.
Yet somehow the penuriousness implied in the title's "mean" continues to get the upper hand: hoarding "resources and / recovery's means" is paramount in the project to "become one, I capable of direction, / selected to a single aim" and, in true Romantic fashion, to avoid being "notable for nothing.
But the results are quite unlike the confident descriptions which have resulted from the period of observation from behind the coffeehouse window: "As I endeavoured, during the brief minute of my original survey, to form some analysis of the meaning conveyed, there arose confusedly and paradoxically within my mind, the ideas of vast mental power, of caution, of penuriousness, of avarice, of coolness, of malice, of blood-thirstiness, of triumph, of merriment, of excessive terror, of intense--of extreme despair.
TO: As I endeavored, during the brief minute of my original survey, to form some analysis of the meaning conveyed, there arose confusedly and paradoxically within my mind, the ideas of vast mental power, of caution, of penuriousness, of avarice, of coolness, of malice, of bloodthirstiness, of triumph, of merriment, of excessive terror, of intense--of supreme despair.
Despite these figures, and despite eye-popping federal deficits, Democrats enjoyed great success attacking Bush for penuriousness.
An important exception to this is Sheaffer, who very accurately sums up her outrageous behavior: "In the end, then, the family's tragic history appears to have developed less from James Tyrone's strain of penuriousness and other flaws than from Mary Tyrone's abiding immaturity, her inability to face the realities of life and fulfill her obligations as wife and mother.