Miserliness



[mahy-zer-lee] /ˈmaɪ zər li/

adjective
1.
of, like, or befitting a ; penurious; stingy; niggardly.
/ˈmaɪzəlɪ/
adjective
1.
of or resembling a miser; avaricious
adj.

1590s, from miser + -ly (1). Related: Miserliness.

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