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overly economical; thrifty; the state of being a cheapskate1897The Invisible Man...he has a reputation for wisdom and for a respectable parsimony in the village…1915The Sea HawkThrough parsimony this treasure-galley was to be afforded no escort, but was under orders to hug the coast of Europe, where she should be safe from all piratical surprise.1916The Lost ContinentEven when I took command, she was fit only for the junk pile; but the world-old parsimony of government retained her in active service, and sent two hundred men to sea in her, with myself, a mere boy, in command of her, to patrol thirty from Iceland to the Azores.