The quality of being economical with money or food; thriftiness: he scorned the finer things in life and valued frugality and simplicity
More example sentences
- 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.
abstemiousness, abstinence, austerity, asceticism, self-discipline, restraint, moderation, puritanism, monasticism, monkishness;
informal tight-fistedness, tightness, stinginess
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